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Veltassa for Hyperkalemia Now Available in the U.S.

Veltassa for Hyperkalemia Now Available in the U.S.

The potassium binder Veltassa (patiromer), approved by the FDA in October 2015 for the treatment of hyperkalemia, is now available via prescription. Patients prescribed Veltassa will receive the medication via mail order directly from specialty pharmacies managed by ACS (affiliated with CVS) or Walgreens. The medication is also available in hospitals through authorized distributors. Patiromer…

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