Expect Oral Meds to Be Taken 3 Hours Before or After Potassium Binders

You'll hear about separating the administration of oral meds from the potassium binders, sodium polystyrene sulfonate (Kayexalate, etc) and calcium polystyrene sulfonate (Resonium Calcium).

The concern is that potassium binders could bind to other oral meds...and reduce the absorption of the other drugs.

The latest thinking is that it's safest to take oral meds at least 3 hours before or 3 hours after potassium binders.

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