Kapectolin PG

Active Ingredient(s): Belladonna + Kaolin + Paregoric + Pectin
Category: Gastrointestinal



Kapectolin PG Overview

Diphenoxylate is a centrally active opioid drug of the phenylpiperidine series that is used in a combination drug with atropine for the treatment of diarrhea. Diphenoxylate is an opioid and acts by slowing intestinal contractions; the atropine is present to prevent drug abuse and overdose. It should not be given to children due to the risk that they will stop breathing and should not be used in people with Clostridium difficile infection. Contents 1 Medical use 2 Adverse effects 3 Phar...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diphenoxylate

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Chemistry Project

Hello, I am a student at a High School in Washington State. In my chemistry class we are currently doing research paper on a manufactured product. I wanted to know why Kaolin is used in medication and also in other products such as dishwear? What are the medical uses of kaolin? Is it safe to use? How can it become a medication or a product to produce a container? Thank you for your time. ## Hello, Nancy! How are you? Good luck on your project! There are actually many substances that are used in foods, medicines, and other things we ingest, as well as being used in non-edible products, so this isn't the only one. Kaolin is basically a type of clay that is essential to the manufacture of china and porcelain. However, in people, it is used to treat diarrhea and cholera. It can also be ...

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