Veltassa-Patiromer

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  • Brand Name: Veltassa
  • Innovator Brand Name: Veltassa
  • API: Patiromer
  • Packaging: 30 Packets
  • Strength: 8.4/16.8/25.2 grams
  • Manufacturer Name: Relypsa, Inc.
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Description

Uses of medication:

Patiromer is a medication used in order to treat high blood potassium (Hyperkalemia). Patiromer is not recommended to be used as an emergency treatment for life-threatening high blood potassium due to its delayed onset of action.

Dosage: The recommended starting dose of patiromer is 8.4 grams once daily. Administer it with food. Avoid heating this agent (e.g., microwave) or adding to the heated foods or liquids. It is not recommended to take a patiromer in its dry form. The patiromer dose can be increased or decreased, as necessary, to get the desired serum potassium concentration, up to the maximum patiromer dose of 25.2 grams once daily.

Treatment Reactions: The most commonly reported veltassa side effects may include:

  • Gas
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Stomach-area (abdominal) discomfort

Warnings and Precautions:

  • Administer veltassa 8.4 gm at least 6 hours prior to or 6 hours following other oral medications.
  • Serum potassium should be monitored and adjusted the veltassa dose based on the level of serum potassium and the desired target range.
  • The veltassa 8.4 gm powder packet is not recommended in patients with a history of a hypersensitivity reaction to it or any of its existing components.
  • The veltassa uses should be avoided in patients with severe constipation, bowel obstruction/impaction, including abnormal postoperative bowel motility disorders, because it may be ineffective and may worsen gastrointestinal conditions.

More Info.

Storage: The patiromer should be stored in the refrigerator at 36°-46°F (2°-8°C), and to avoid exposure to the heat > 104°F (> 40°C). In case the patiromer is removed from the refrigerator and stored at room temperature, it should be administered within the 3-months.


Availability in India: The Indian Pharma (TIP) helps connect buyers with suppliers who can ship VELTASSA at the global level as per the need of buyer’s. The Indian Pharma provides guarantee of quality as well as delivery for the VELTASSA for oral suspension.


Buying Procedure: In order to buy VELTASSA, you can contact us at our Toll-free number 1800 889 1064 or on WhatsApp number +919650877511 or an Email to us at: info@theindianpharma.com along with your ID Proof, Valid Prescription Letter and Medical Reports.


Conclusion: Veltassa (Patiromer) specifically is a novel potassium binder which is effective as well as well tolerated when used for the treatment of hyperkalemia.

Commonly asked questions

What does Veltassa contain as an active substance?


The veltassa medication specifically contains the active substance Patiromer.

From which class of drug Patiromer belongs?


Patiromer mainly belongs to the class of drugs named potassium removing agents.

How does Veltassa act?


Veltassa specifically binds to excess potassium in the colon and eliminates it from the body. It (Veltassa) is not absorbed by the body.

How much does veltassa cost?


The veltassa price in India may vary depending on the pharmacy you visit. Cost for veltassa oral powder for reconstitution 8.4g is around 12,744 INR for a supply of 4-powder for the reconstitution.

Where can I get Veltassa at the best price?

In order to get the best veltassa price, always go with such Pharmaceutical Wholesaler Company that holds the ISO and WHO-GDP certifications.

Can I get Patiromer (Veltassa) even if I am not based in India?


The Indian Pharma helps patients in accessing or importing Patiromer (Veltassa), not approved in their home country against the legitimate prescription and in conformity with the all local laws and regulations of their home country.