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General Information on Kaolin and Pectin

Generic Name : Kaolin and Pectin

Pronunciation : kay' oh lin - pek' tin

Latest prescription information about Kaolin and Pectin. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y53.6 | Therapeutic Classification : Antidiarrheals

Trade Names/Brand Names of Kaolin and Pectin

India : 

International : 

Kapectoli, Kao-Spen - Suspension, Kaodene NN Suspension

Why is Kaolin and Pectin Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an adsorbent and protectant combination, prescribed for diarrhea. It works by absorbing excess fluid and reducing intestinal movement.

When should Kaolin and Pectin not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category

A B C D X

Category C :

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus and there are no appropriate studies in pregnant women, but potential benefits may allow the use of the drug in pregnant women despite the potential for risks.

What is the dosage of Kaolin and Pectin?

Dose is based on patient's condition.

How should Kaolin and Pectin be taken?

It comes as a liquid to take by mouth as directed by your physician.

What are the warnings and precautions for Kaolin and Pectin?

Caution needed for pregnant and breastfeeding women.

What are the side effects of Kaolin and Pectin?

Mild constipation.

What are the other precautions for Kaolin and Pectin?

Do not give this medication to infants or children under three years.

What are the storage conditions of Kaolin and Pectin?

Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container. Keep away from children.

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Minawy 

is it sure it can not be given to infants ?thnx

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