Drug Profile


Alternative Names: ILY-105; Patiromer calcium; Patiromer for Oral Suspension; Patiromer FOS; Patiromer sorbitex calcium; RLY-105; RLY-5016; RLY-5016S; RLY5016 for Oral Suspension; Veltassa

Latest Information Update: 24 May 2017

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Relypsa
  • Developer Relypsa; Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma
  • Class Polymers
  • Mechanism of Action Potassium binding modulators
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Hyperkalaemia

Most Recent Events

  • 19 May 2017 Preregistration for Hyperkalaemia in Switzerland, Australia (PO) prior to May 2017
  • 19 May 2017 The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use recommends approval of patiromer for Hyperkalaemia in European Union/European Economic Area
  • 21 Apr 2017 Relypsa plans a phase II trial for Hyperkalemia (in Child, In Adolescents) in USA, Bulgaria, Georgia, Germany, Poland, South Africa and Ukraine (NCT03087058)
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