Veltassa Drug Class, Indications, Mechanism of Action

veltassa drug class patiromer

Veltassa belongs to the class of drugs called “potassium-binding resins”. Its actual name or medical name is Patiromer Sorbitex Calcium.  It binds to the dietary potassium that we ingest and prevents its absorption. In exchange, it releases its calcium, hence it is a calcium-exchange potassium-binding resin. Although very specific and a much safer option than … Read more