Veltassa (patiromer) Disease Interactions
There are 2 disease interactions with Veltassa (patiromer):
Patiromer (Includes Veltassa) ↔ Gastrointestinal Motility
Severe Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility
Applies to: Gastrointestinal Obstruction, Constipation
The use of patiromer should be avoided in patients with severe constipation, bowel obstruction or impaction, including abnormal post-operative bowel motility disorders, as this agent may be ineffective and may worsen gastrointestinal conditions. Therapy with patiromer should be administered cautiously in patients with a history of bowel obstruction or major gastrointestinal surgery, severe gastrointestinal disorders, or swallowing disorders.
Patiromer (Includes Veltassa) ↔ Hypomagnesemia
Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility
Applies to: Diarrhea, Magnesium Imbalance
Patiromer binds to magnesium in the colon, which can lead to hypomagnesemia. It is recommended to monitor serum magnesium concentrations during therapy. Therapy with patiromer should be administered cautiously in patients with or predisposed to magnesium deficiency. Consider magnesium supplementation in patients who develop low serum magnesium levels.
Veltassa (patiromer) alcohol/food Interactions
There is 1 alcohol/food interaction with Veltassa (patiromer)
Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
|No information available.|
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