For adults with hyperkalemia, LOKELMA can help treat your high potassium levels

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Here you’ll find helpful information about LOKELMA and the treatment of high potassium or hyperkalemia.

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What is the most important thing I should know about LOKELMA?

LOKELMA can cause swelling (edema) caused by fluid retention in your body (such as hands, ankles, feet).

  • LOKELMA contains 400 mg of sodium in each 5 g dose. Your doctor may tell you to reduce the sodium in your diet or increase the dose of your diuretic
  • Watch for signs of swelling in your body especially if you limit sodium in your diet or are likely to have fluid retention in your body due to heart or kidney problems

What should I tell my doctor before taking LOKELMA?

Before taking LOKELMA, tell your doctor about all your medical conditions, including

  • problems having a bowel movement, including severe constipation, a blockage (obstruction) in your bowel, or dry hard stool that will not pass out of your rectum (impaction)
  • problems with your bowels after surgery

What are the most common side effects with LOKELMA?

The most common side effect of LOKELMA is swelling in your body caused by fluid retention. Tell your doctor if you have any side effects that bother you or do not go away.

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins and herbal supplements. LOKELMA may affect how some oral medicines work. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you need to take LOKELMA 2 hours before or after other oral medicines.

APPROVED USE

LOKELMA is a prescription medication for the treatment of high levels of potassium in the blood (hyperkalemia) in adults.

Please see the full Prescribing Information for LOKELMA.

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