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Patiromer

Last Revision: December 3, 2018.

CASRN: 1260643-52-4

Chemical structure

Drug Levels and Effects

Summary of Use during Lactation

Because patiromer is not orally absorbed it is unlikely to reach the breastmilk or adversely affect the breastfed infant. No special precautions are required.

Effects in Breastfed Infants

Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Effects on Lactation and Breastmilk

Relevant published information was not found as of the revision date.

Alternate Drugs to Consider

Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate

Substance Identification

Substance Name

Patiromer

CAS Registry Number

1260643-52-4

Drug Class

  • Breast Feeding
  • Cation Exchange Resins
  • Chelating Agents

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