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Patients can prepare unflavored VELTASSA their way

Only VELTASSA has options that include water, other beverages, and soft foods, such as applesauce, yogurt, and pudding.*

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MIX

half of the water, other beverages, or soft food with the entire packet contents, then stir.

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ADD

the other half of the water, other beverages, or soft food and stir.

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DRINK OR EAT IMMEDIATELY

Add additional water, other beverages, †or soft food and drink or eat as needed to ensure entire dose is administered.

*The potassium content of liquids or soft foods used to prepare the mixture should be considered based on each patient’s dietary restrictions.

VELTASSA may be kept at room temperature for up to 3 months

VELTASSA should be stored in the refrigerator at 36 °F to 46 °F. If stored at room temperature (77 °F ± 4 °F), VELTASSA must be used within 3 months of being taken out of the refrigerator. Do not use VELTASSA after the expiration date printed on the packet.

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INDICATION

VELTASSA is indicated for the treatment of hyperkalemia in adults and pediatric patients ages 12 years and older.

Limitation of Use: VELTASSA should not be used as an emergency treatment for life-threatening hyperkalemia because of its delayed onset of action.

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INDICATION & Important Safety Information

Important Safety Information

VELTASSA is indicated for the treatment of hyperkalemia.

Limitation of Use: VELTASSA should not be used as an emergency treatment for life-threatening hyperkalemia because of its delayed onset of action.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

VELTASSA is contraindicated in patients with a history of a hypersensitivity reaction to VELTASSA or any of its components.

INDICATION

VELTASSA is indicated for the treatment of hyperkalemia in adults and pediatric patients ages 12 years and older.

Limitation of Use: VELTASSA should not be used as an emergency treatment for life-threatening hyperkalemia because of its delayed onset of action.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

CONTRAINDICATIONS

VELTASSA is contraindicated in patients with a history of a hypersensitivity reaction to VELTASSA or any of its components.

WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS

Worsening of Gastrointestinal Motility: Avoid use of VELTASSA in patients with severe constipation, bowel obstruction or impaction, including abnormal post-operative bowel motility disorders, because VELTASSA may be ineffective and may worsen gastrointestinal conditions. Patients with a history of bowel obstruction or major gastrointestinal surgery, severe gastrointestinal disorders, or swallowing disorders were not included in clinical studies.

Hypomagnesemia: VELTASSA binds to magnesium in the colon, which can lead to hypomagnesemia. In clinical studies, hypomagnesemia was reported as an adverse reaction in 5.3% of adult patients treated with VELTASSA. Approximately 9% of adult patients in clinical trials developed hypomagnesemia with a serum magnesium value < 1.4 mg/dL. Monitor serum magnesium. Consider magnesium supplementation in patients who develop low serum magnesium levels.

MOST COMMON ADVERSE REACTIONS

The most common adverse reactions (incidence ≥  2%) in adult patients treated with VELTASSA were constipation (7.2%), hypomagnesemia (5.3%), diarrhea (4.8%), nausea (2.3%), abdominal discomfort (2.0%) and flatulence (2.0%). Mild to moderate hypersensitivity reactions were reported in 0.3% of patients treated with VELTASSA and included edema of the lips.The safety profile of VELTASSA in a study of 14 pediatric patients ages 12 to 17 years was generally similar to that observed in adult patients.