- The approval is based on five studies assessing Lokelma vs PBO in patients with hyperkalaemia
- The study resulted in onset of action was at 1.0 hour and the median time to achieving normal potassium levels in the blood was 2.2 hours, 92% of patients achieved normal potassium level in 48 hrs. and was effective for 12 mos.
- Lokelma insoluble, non-absorbed sodium zirconium silicate formerly known as ZS-9, and has received EU’s approval on 22 Mar,2018
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