Store Veltassa Packets in the Fridge

The new drug, Veltassa (vel-TAS-sah, patiromer), will put the spotlight on treatments for chronic HIGH potassium levels.

Diuretics or "water pills" (hydrochlorothiazide, furosemide, etc) are often tried first to bring down potassium levels.

They work by getting rid of potassium through the urine.

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