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Sodium polystyrene sulfonate/sorbitol

Colonic necrosis in elderly patients: 3 case reports

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      Watson MA, Baker TP, Nguyen A, Sebastianelli ME, Stewart HL, Oliver DK, Abbott KC, Yuan CM.Association of prescription of oral sodium polystyrene sulfonate with sorbitol in an inpatient setting with colonic necrosis: A retrospective cohort study. American Journal of Kidney Diseases 60: 409-416, No. 3, Sep 2012. Available from: URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2012.04.023 - USA

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    Sodium-polystyrene-sulfonate; adverse reactions; Elderly; drug-induced; Necrosis; Colonic-disorders; Sorbitol

    An event is serious (FDA MedWatch definition) when the patient outcome is: death; life-threatening; hospitalisation; disability; congenital anomaly; requires intervention to prevent permanent impairment or damage

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    Sodium polystyrene sulfonate/sorbitol. React. Wkly. 1426, 40 (2012). https://doi.org/10.2165/00128415-201214260-00143

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    • Public Health
    • Sodium
    • Sulfonate
    • Polystyrene
    • Care Setting