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Polystyrene Sulfonic Acid

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Therapeutic Category

Antidote: Ion-exchange resin

Chemical Name

Dietenylbenzene, polymer wit sulfonated etenylbenzene

Foreign Names

  • Polystyrolsulfonsäure (German)
  • Sulfonate de polystyrène (French)
  • Poliestireno, sulfonato de (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Anti-Potasium
    Assos, Turkey
  • Argamate 20%
    Sanwa Kagaku, Japan
  • Argamate 89.29%
    Sanwa Kagaku, Japan
  • Calcium Resonium
    Aventis, Poland; Sanofi, Ireland; Sanofi Aventis, China; Sanofi Aventis, India; Sanofi Malta, Malta; Sanofi-Aventis, Australia; Sanofi-Aventis, Germany; Sanofi-Aventis, Hong Kong; Sanofi-Aventis, New Zealand; Sanofi-Aventis, Slovakia
  • Calcium Resonium 99.934%
    Sanofi, United Kingdom
  • Chalian
    Anxo, Taiwan
  • CPS Pulver
    Teva, Germany
  • Elimi-K
    Daus-Taiwan, Taiwan
  • Elutit Calcium
    Felgenträger, Germany
  • Exmate
    Nipro, Japan
  • Kalimate
    Kowa, Malaysia; Kowa, Philippines; Kowa, Thailand; Kowa, Taiwan; Kowa Souyaku, Japan
  • Kalimate 20%
    Kowa Souyaku, Japan
  • Kalimate 92.59%
    Kowa Souyaku, Japan
  • Kaliserum
    Fuso Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Kalitake
    Dipa, Indonesia
  • Kayexalate Ca
    Sanofi Belgium, Belgium
  • Less-K
    Mega Lifesciences, Thailand
  • Mitapillarin
    Kyorin Rimedio, Japan
  • Novefazol
    Probiomed, Mexico
  • Polystyrene Sulfonate Ca NP
    Nipro, Japan
  • Poscarl
    Sioe Seiyaku, Japan
  • R.I.C.-Calcio
    Dominguez, Argentina
  • Resical
    Fresenius Medical Care, Czech Republic; Fresenius Medical Care, Portugal
  • Resikali
    Fresenius Medical Care, France
  • Resincal
    Macropharma Corp, Philippines
  • Resincalcio
    Lab Rubio, Malaysia; Lab Rubio, Thailand; Rubio, Spain; Synthesis, Colombia; TTN, Thailand
  • Resonium Calcium
    sanofi-aventis, Canada; Sanofi-Aventis, Denmark
  • Sorbisterit
    Euro Registratie, Netherlands; Fisher Farma, Netherlands; Fresenius, Germany; Fresenius, Greece; Fresenius, Slovakia; Fresenius Kabi, Italy; Fresenius Kabi, Latvia; Fresenius Kabi, Netherlands; Fresenius Kabi, Serbia; Fresenius Medical Care, Austria; Fresenius Medical Care, Belgium; Fresenius Medical Care, Switzerland; Fresenius Medical Care, Denmark; Fresenius Medical Care, Estonia; Fresenius Medical Care, Spain; Fresenius Medical Care, Finland; Fresenius Medical Care, Lebanon; Fresenius Medical Care, Sweden; Medcor, Netherlands; Stanningley Pharma, United Kingdom; Fresenius Kabi, Lithuania
  • Sorcal
    Wyeth, Brazil
  • Statkal
    RPG, India
  • Anti-Kalium
    Medice Arzneimittel Pütter, Lithuania
  • Anti-Kalium Na
    Medice, Germany
  • Elutit Natrium
    Felgenträger, Germany
  • Elutit-Natrium AS
    Felgenträger, Germany
  • Kaliserum Na
    Fuso Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Kayexalate
    Sanofi Aventis, Tunisia; sanofi-aventis, Canada; sanofi-aventis, United States; Torii Yakuhin, Japan
  • Kayexalate 76%
    Torii Yakuhin, Japan
  • Kayexalate Na
    Sanofi Belgium, Belgium
  • Kexelate
    Al Pharm, South Africa
  • Kionex
    Paddock, United States
  • Kuzem
    Anxo, Taiwan
  • PMS-Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate
    Pharmascience, Canada; Pharmascience, Singapore
  • Resinokaten
    Marcyrl, Egypt
  • Resinsodio
    Lab Rubio, Malaysia; Lab Rubio, Singapore; Rubio, Spain
  • Resonium
    Sanofi, Sweden; Sanofi Oy, Finland; Sanofi-Aventis, Denmark; Sanofi-Aventis, Hungary; Sanofi-Aventis, Portugal
  • Resonium A
    Aventis, Poland; Euro Registratie, Netherlands; Fisher Farma, Netherlands; Medcor, Netherlands; Sanofi, United Kingdom; Sanofi-Aventis, Austria; Sanofi-Aventis, Australia; Sanofi-Aventis, Hong Kong; Sanofi-Aventis, Netherlands; Sanofi-Aventis, New Zealand; Sanofi-Aventis, Thailand; Sanofi-Aventis, Switzerland; Sanofi-Aventis, Germany
  • Resonium-A
    Sanofi-Aventis, Taiwan
  • Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate Paddock
    Paddock, United States
  • Solystat
    PendoPharm, Canada
  • SPS
    Carolina Medical Products, United States


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OSOfficial Synonym
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