Can LOKELMA help lower my potassium?

LOKELMA is a prescription medicine for adults with hyperkalemia (high potassiumpotassium
A nutrient that exists in your blood and helps keep your muscles, nerves, and heart working well. It’s also important for digestive and bone health.
). It lowers your high potassium level and helps keep it in a normal range with continued use.

Hyperkalemia is a condition that can lead to serious and potentially life-threatening health issues.

The #1 prescribed branded medicine for high potassium.
LOKELMA works fast with potentially no changes to your current medications.* While taking LOKELMA, you may not be required to change your diet.*

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It’s designed to target and remove potassium

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It helps bring your potassium back to normal levels

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It helps keep levels normal with continued use

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It has no taste or smell

Hyperkalemia can be an ongoing condition that can be managed over time. It is important to keep taking LOKELMA as prescribed by your healthcare provider.

*In people who are not on dialysis.

People in the LOKELMA studies did not have to be on a low-potassium diet.

Why LOKELMA

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It acts fast*

LOKELMA starts to bring your potassium levels down within 1 hour.

*In people who are not on dialysis.

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It’s sustainedSustained
Something that continues for an extended period or without interruption.

LOKELMA helps you maintain normal potassium levels with continued use, allowing you to manage your hyperkalemia.

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It has few side effects

In studies involving more than 1700 people, LOKELMA was generally well tolerated, with few side effects.

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It’s simple to take

LOKELMA is tasteless and odorless. It’s taken with just a glass of water.

*In people who are not on dialysis.

Hyperkalemia can be serious. But don’t worry—it’s going to be OK.

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Why LOKELMA is different

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LOKELMA is a potassium binderPotassium binder
A medication that works by binding or “trapping” the potassium and removing it from the body before it can enter the bloodstream.
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It works in the digestive tract where it binds potassium and removes it from the body so it doesn’t enter the bloodstream.

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LOKELMA is designed to target and remove potassium and not calcium and magnesium.

Safety and Side Effects

Are there Any Side Effects?
Are there Any Side Effects?
Are there side effects when taking LOKELMA?

The most common side effect of LOKELMA is swelling in your body caused by fluid retentionFluid retention
When excess fluid builds up inside the body's tissues and cells
. Tell your healthcare provider if you have any side effects that bother you or do not go away.

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

LOKELMA can cause swelling (edemaEdema
Swelling caused by excess liquids trapped in the body’s tissues.
) caused by fluid retention in your body (such as hands, ankles, feet).

  • LOKELMA contains 400 mg of sodium in each 5 g dose. Watch for signs of swelling in your body especially if you limit sodium in your diet or are likely to have fluid retentionFluid retention
    When excess fluid builds up inside the body's tissues and cells
    in your body due to heart or kidney problems. Your healthcare provider may tell you to reduce the sodium in your diet
  • If you are not on dialysis, your healthcare provider may also tell you to increase the dose of your diuretic
For Hemodialysis Patient
For Hemodialysis Patient
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Health Care Provider
What should I tell my healthcare provider before taking LOKELMA?

Before taking LOKELMA, tell your healthcare provider about all your medical conditions, including