Kaopectate

Active Ingredient(s): Bismuth Subsalicylate
Category: Heart Burn / Indigestion



Kaopectate Overview

Kaopectate is an orally taken medication from Chattem, Inc. for the treatment of mild diarrhea. It is also sometimes used to treat indigestion, nausea and stomach ulcers. The active ingredients have varied over time, and are different between the United States and Canada. The original active ingredients were kaolinite and pectin. In the US, the active ingredient is now bismuth subsalicylate (the same as in Pepto-Bismol). In Switzerland, attapulgite its used. Contents 1 Ingredients 2 Other...

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I was told from a friend that her son has a problem with gallstones and the outcome is he has constant diarrhea and his Dr said no need to do anything unless it becomes problematic. Is this true because l live on kaopectate and sometimes have pain below in my stomach. Can someone help me? I have it EVERYDAY and l am a diabetic. Please help me someone. ## What medication do you take to control your diabetes? The FDA does warn that most of them may cause nausea, dizziness, headache, gas, and diarrhea as side effects. Thus, your problem might not be the same as what her son is experiencing.

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Bismuth Subsalicylate
  • Liquid: 262mg/15ml, 525mg/15ml, 87mg/5ml
  • Suspension: 262.5mg/15ml, 262mg, 262mg/15ml, 524mg/15ml, 525mg, 525mg/15ml, 527mg, 527mg/15ml, 527mg/30ml, 690mg, 690mg/30ml
  • Tablet: 262mg
  • Tablet, Chewable: 262mg, 300mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Kaopectate: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 41167-4002 Kaopectate 750 mg Oral Tablet by Chattem, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Bismuth Subsalicylate or a similar ingredient: (5 results)




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