Category: Gastrointestinal

Attapulgite Overview

Palygorskite or attapulgite is a magnesium aluminium phyllosilicate with formula (Mg,Al)2Si4O10(OH)·4(H2O) that occurs in a type of clay soil common to the Southeastern United States. It is one of the types of fuller's earth. Some smaller deposits of this mineral can be found in Mexico, where its use is tied to the manufacture of Maya blue in pre-Columbian times. Contents 1 Name 2 Mining and usage 2.1 Mineral deposit in the US 2.2 Properties of the US deposit 2.3 Medical use 2.4 Cons...

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laxitive ## Polymagma contains the active ingredient Attapulgite, this is NOT a laxative, but rather used for the opposite, to treat and prevent diarrhea. So it may cause: nausea, drowsiness and constipation. What led you to believe it was a laxative?


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Liquid: 600mg/15ml
  • Suspension: 600mg/15ml, 750mg/15ml
  • Tablet: 300mg, 750mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Attapulgite: (4 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 46066-274 Intesti-sorb Calf (Attapulgite 1.22 G) by Aspen Veterinary Resources, Ltd.
  • 57561-667 Attapulgite 37000 mg Oral Tablet by Agri Laboratories, Ltd.
  • 58005-667 Toxi-sorb 37000 mg Oral Tablet by Sparhawk Laboratories, Inc.
  • 58005-746 Toxi-sorb 1220 mg Oral Tablet by Sparhawk Laboratories, Inc.

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