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In the US, Patiromer (patiromer systemic) is a member of the drug class cation exchange resins and is used to treat Hyperkalemia.

US matches:



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Category

Treatment of hyperkalemia

Chemical Name

Cross-linked polymer of 2-fluoroprop-2-enoic acid with diethenylbenzene and octa-1,7-diene (USAN)

Foreign Names

  • Patiromerum (Latin)
  • Patiromer (German)
  • Patiromère (French)
  • Patirómero (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Patiromer (OS: USAN)
  • Patiromer Calcium (OS: USAN)
  • Patiromer Sorbitex Calcium (IS)
  • RLY5016 (IS)
  • RLY5016S (IS)
  • UNII-7T97I3787N (IS)

Brand Name


ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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