Hyperkalemia

Hyperkalemia

HYPERKALEMIA

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Hyperkalemia Progression Rates Described

In a study, nearly 17% of patients with mild hyperkalemia progressed to moderate to severe hyperkalemia during the 2 years following the date of their first mild hyperkalemia event.
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Hyperkalemia Ups CKD Progression Risk

Hyperkalemia in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) stage 3 or 4 more than doubles their risk of progressing to CKD stage 5, a study found.
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Patiromer Potentially Useful for Acute Hyperkalemia

This real world study examined maximum-dose patiromer in patients with end-stage renal disease and severe hyperkalemia in the emergency department, but the drug’s onset of action remains unclear.
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