Sodium polystyrene sulfonate

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Your child needs to take medicine called sodium polystyrene sulfonate (say: so-dee-um pol-ee-STY-reen SUL-fon-ate). This information sheet explains what sodium polystyrene sulfonate does, how to give it, and what side effects or problems your child may have while taking it.

Disclaimer: The information in this Family Med-aid is accurate at the time of printing. It provides a summary of information about sodium polystyrene sulfonate and does not contain all possible information about this medicine. Not all side effects are listed. If you have any questions or want more information about sodium polystyrene sulfonate, speak to your healthcare provider. 

Last updated: March 20th 2013