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Detta läkemedel är föremål för utökad övervakning.
Veltassa (patiromer), 8,4 g, 16,8 g och 25,2 g pulver till oral suspension, Rx, (F), Farmakoterapeutisk grupp: V03AE09, läkemedel för behandling av hyperkalemi och hyperfostatemi. Indikation: Behandling av hyperkalemi hos vuxna. Kontraindikation: Överkänslighet mot den aktiva substansen eller mot något hjälpämne. Varning och försiktighet: Veltassa ska inte användas som ersättning för akut behandling av livshotande hyperkalemi. Serummagnesium bör övervakas under minst 1 månad efter påbörjad behandling och magnesiumkomplettering övervägas hos patienter som utvecklar låga nivåer av serummagnesium. Nyttan och riskerna med administrering av Veltassa bör utvärderas noga hos patienter med rådande eller tidigare allvarliga gastrointestinala besvär före och under behandling, samt hos patienter med risk för hyperkalcemi.
Serumkalium bör övervakas när det är kliniskt indikerat, och efter att Veltassa-dosen har titrerats. Patienter bör instrueras att inte avbryta behandlingen utan att först rådgöra med läkare. Patienter med fruktosintolerans bör inte ta detta läkemedel. Förmån: Subventioneras endast för patienter med kronisk njursjukdom (CKD) i stadierna 3 till 5, med eller utan kronisk hjärtsvikt, för vilka behandling med Resonium inte är lämplig samt för patienter med kronisk hjärtsvikt utan samtidig kronisk njursjukdom.Baserad på produktresumé från 2020-10-15. För fullständig förskrivarinformation och priser se www.fass.se.
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