Hyperkalemia | Current Treatment | EU5 | 2016

Hyperkalemia is an important complication of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end-stage renal disease (ESRD) with significant impacts on morbidity and mortality. Management of hyperkalemia is dependent on both patient symptoms and the elevation of serum potassium levels, and it typically involve potassium binders to control potassium levels in the body. These potassium binders have a significant side-effect profile; therefore, tolerable and effective treatments are needed. This content provides an in-depth examination of the different treatment and prescribing practices for hyperkalemia within Europe and offers insights for companies seeking to enter this market.

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