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Pemuve 15gm Sachet

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Salt Composition : Calcium Polystyrene Sulphonate

Manufacturer : STEADFAST MEDISHIELD PVT LTD

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 66
Price :51
You Save :15 (23%)

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Introduction to Pemuve 15gm Sachet

Pemuve 15gm sachet is a drug belonging to the class of potassium binders, containing the active ingredient Calcium polystyrene sulphonate. It is used to treat hyperkalemia(a condition where there is an excessive amount of potassium in the blood) associated with anuria or severe oliguria. It may also be used to lower potassium levels in people who are undergoing regular dialysis to treat kidney failure.

Oral administration of Pemuve 15gm sachet is contraindicated in neonates. This is because neonates have an immature gastrointestinal system and reduced gut motility, which can increase the risk of gastrointestinal complications such as intestinal obstruction and perforation. Magnesium-containing laxatives should not be used along with this sachet. Caution is required if you are allergic to this sachet or any of its ingredients, also it should be avoided if you have an intestinal obstruction, thyroid problems, or high blood calcium levels.

Taking too much of this sachet may reduce the potassium levels in your blood below the normal level, and result in symptoms like muscle weakness, feel so irritable and confused. Pemuve 15gm sachet should be used with caution and only under the supervision of a healthcare professional, as it may worsen these conditions or interact with other medications used to treat them.


Uses of Pemuve 15gm Sachet

  • Hyperkalemia

Therapeutic Effects of Pemuve 15gm Sachet

When Pemuve 15gm sachet is ingested, it passes through the stomach and enters the small intestine, where it starts to exchange sodium ions for potassium ions. It effectively removes excess potassium from the body. The exchange process occurs primarily in the colon, where the concentration of potassium is highest. By removing excess potassium from the body, It helps to prevent the complications associated with hyperkalemia.


Interaction of Pemuve 15gm Sachet with other drugs

Inform your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription medications, over-the-counter medications, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products. Certain medications may interact with Pemuve 15gm sachet and reduce effectiveness by causing undesirable side effects. 


More Information about Pemuve 15gm Sachet

  • Store Pemuve 15gm sachet at room temperature (15°C to 30°C).
  • Keep it out of reach from children.

How to consume Pemuve 15gm Sachet

It is an oral sachet. The dose and frequency of administration will be decided by your doctor based on your disease condition and other factors. Take medicine as directed by your physician. Take Pemuve 15gm sachet with or without food. The chances of stomach upset are less if you take this sachet with food. Oral sachet is prescribed when the patient cannot swallow the tablet form of this medicine. The recommended dose is based on the individual’s body weight. It is important to complete the whole course, even if you start to feel better quickly.


Safety Advices for Pemuve 15gm Sachet

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Pregnancy

  

It is unknown whether Pemuve 15gm sachet can cause foetal harm, when administered to pregnant women. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy during the treatment.

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Breast Feeding

  

It is not known if Pemuve 15gm sachet passes into your breast milk or if it will affect your baby. Please consult your doctor before breastfeeding. 

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Lungs

  

Inform your doctor if you have any lung problems before taking Pemuve 15gm sachet. Consult your doctor if you have any lung diseases before starting the treatment.

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Liver

  

Inform your doctor if you have any liver problems before taking Pemuve 15gm sachet. Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended.

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Alcohol

  

It is unknown whether consuming alcohol interacts with the Pemuve 15gm sachet. Please consult your doctor for more advice.

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Driving

  

It is safe to travel, drive vehicles or operate heavy machinery after taking Pemuve 15gm sachet. The medicine does not impair any alertness and coordination.


Side Effects of Pemuve 15gm Sachet

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all drugs cause side effects, not everyone gets them.

Serious

  • Signs of allergic reactions such as sneezing, itchy nose, wheezing, itchy and red skin
  • Stomach irritation and bleeding
  • Faecal impaction (hard lump of stool causing liquid stool, stomach pain)
  • Signs of bowel obstruction and perforation such as cramping, severe stomach pain, chills, fever

Common

  • Tiredness
  • Confusion
  • Muscle weakness
  • Muscle cramps
  • Altered heart rate
  • Excessive thirst
  • Frequent urination
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation

Word of Advice

Your doctor may suggest tests for regular monitoring of your electrolyte level during treatment with this medicine. Shake the oral sachet before every use. It is recommended to avoid taking this sachet in the larger or smaller quantity than prescribed by your doctor. Pemuve 15gm sachet should not be taken with other medications or supplements, as it can result in serious side effects. It is important to avoid foods that are high in potassium such as bananas, oranges, tomatoes, spinach, nuts, dark chocolates and salted foods, as they can interact with the medication and increase the risk of hyperkalemia. During the sachet intake, it is necessary to sit up properly while taking the medicine so that you do not suffocate when you swallow it.


FAQs

Q 1. How to take Pemuve 15gm sachet?

Mix the sachet with water, as directed by your healthcare provider. Do not use other liquids, such as fruit juices or milk, as they may interfere with the effectiveness of the Pemuve 15gm sachet. The sachet must be shaken well before each use to ensure that the drug particles are evenly distributed throughout the liquid.

Q 2. What is the role of Pemuve 15gm sachet?

The role of Pemuve 15gm sachet is that it can treat hyperkalemia to lower the level of potassium in the blood.

Q 3. When should I take Pemuve 15gm sachet?

It is typically taken several times a day, with meals or as directed by your physician. This Pemuve 15gm sachet should not be taken with other medications or supplements, as it can result in serious side effects.

Q 4. What sachet is used to lower potassium levels?

Pemuve 15gm sachet is used to treat hyperkalemia (increased amounts of potassium in the body). It works by removing excess potassium from the body.

Q 5. What are the contraindications of Pemuve 15gm sachet?

Oral administration of Pemuve 15gm sachet is contraindicated in neonates. This is because neonates have an immature gastrointestinal system and reduced gut motility, which can increase the risk of gastrointestinal complications such as intestinal obstruction and perforation.

Q 6. What foods are advised to avoid with Pemuve 15gm sachet?

It is important to avoid foods that are high in potassium such as Bananas, oranges, tomatoes, spinach, nuts, dark chocolates and salted foods, as they can interact with the medication and increase the risk of hyperkalemia.

Q 7. What are all the strengths available for Pemuve 15gm sachet?

It is available in strengths of 15 grams/60 mL and 30 grams/120 mL.


Fact Box of Pemuve 15gm Sachet

Molecule name: Calcium polystyrene sulphonate

Therapeutic class: Potassium Binders

Pharmacological class: Ion exchange resins

Indications: 

Hyperkalemia


References

  1. Resonium calcium (calcium polystyrene sulfonate) - sanofi. Available at: https://products.sanofi.ca/en/resonium-calcium.pdf (Accessed on April 15, 2023).
  2. HPRA.IE- http://www.hpra.ie/img/uploaded/swedocuments/23ff2cd9-15e9-4605-8c42-917ff5911687.pdf (Accessed on April 15, 2023).

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