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Extra Strength Kaopectate Anti-Diarrheal Liquid, Kaopectate Anti-Diarrheal/Upset Stomach Reliever Liquid (Pfizer Consumer Healthcare)

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  • Description:    KAOPECTATE® , is a pleasant tasting oral suspension for use in the control of diarrhea. Each 15 mL of KAOPECTATE® Anti-Diarrheal contains bismuth subsalicylate 262 mg, contributing 130 mg total salicylates. KAOPECTATE® Anti-Diarrheal is low sodium, with each 15 mL tablespoonful containing 10 mg sodium.

    Drug Facts

    Active Ingredient

    (per 15 mL):                                       Purpose:

    Bismuth subsalicylate                          Anti-diarrheal/Upset stomach reliever

    262 mg

    Uses:

    • relieves diarrhea
    • relieves nausea and upset stomach associated with this symptom

     

    Warnings:    Reye's syndrome: Children and teenagers who have or are recovering from chicken pox or flu-like symptoms should not use this product. When using this product, if changes in behavior with nausea and vomiting occur, consult a doctor because these symptoms could be an early sign of Reye's syndrome, a rare but serious illness.

    Allergy Alert:   Contains salicylate. Do not take if you are · allergic to salicylates (including aspirin) · taking other salicylate products

    Do not use if you have · bloody or black stool · an ulcer · a bleeding problem

    Ask a doctor before use if you have · fever · mucus in the stool Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking any drug for · anticoagulation (thinning the blood) · diabetes · gout · arthritis When using this product a temporary, but harmless, darkening of the stool and/or tongue may occur Stop use and ask a doctor if · symptoms get worse · ringing in the ears or loss of hearing occurs · diarrhea lasts more than 2 days If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

    Directions:    KAOPECTATE® Anti-Diarrheal · shake well immediately before each use · adults and children 12 years of age and older: 30 mL or 2 tablespoonfuls · for accurate dosing, use convenient pre-measured dose cup · repeat dose every ½ hour to 1 hour as needed · do not exceed 8 doses in 24 hours · use until diarrhea stops but not more than 2 days · drink plenty of clear fluids to help prevent dehydration caused by diarrhea

    Dosing Chart--Regular Strength KAOPECTATE®
    Age
    Dose
    adults and children 12 years and over
    30 mL or 2 tablespoonfuls

    Inactive Ingredients:

    KAOPECTATE® Anti-Diarrheal -- Peppermint:    caramel, carboxymethylcellulose sodium, FD&C red no. 40, flavor, microcrystalline cellulose, purified water, sodium salicylate, sorbic acid, sucrose, titanium dioxide, xanthan gum

    KAOPECTATE® Anti-Diarrheal Regular Flavor (vanilla):    caramel, carboxymethylcellulose sodium, flavor, microcrystalline cellulose, purified water, sodium salicylate, sorbic acid, sucrose, titanium dioxide, xanthan gum

    How Supplied:    KAOPECTATE® Anti-Diarrheal 262 mg Peppermint and 262 mg Regular Flavor (vanilla): available in 8 and 12 oz bottles; Store at room temperature 20° to 25C (68° to 77°F). Avoid excessive heat. Do not use if inner seal is broken or missing.

    EXTRA STRENGTH
    KAOPECTATE® Anti-Diarrheal

    Description:    EXTRA STRENGTH KAOPECTATE® is a pleasant tasting oral suspension for use in the control of diarrhea. Each 15 mL of EXTRA STRENGTH KAOPECTATE® Anti-Diarrheal contains bismuth subsalicylate 525 mg, contributing 236 mg total salicylates. EXTRA STRENGTH KAOPECTATE® is low sodium. Each 15 mL tablespoonful contains sodium 11 mg .

    Drug Facts

    Active Ingredient

    (per 15 mL):                                Purpose:

    Bismuth subsalicylate                    Anti-diarrheal/Upset stomach reliever       

    525 mg

    Uses:

    • relieves diarrhea
    • relieves nausea and upset stomach associated with this symptom

    Warnings:    Reye's syndrome: Children and teenagers who have or are recovering from chicken pox or flu-like symptoms should not use this product. When using this product, if changes in behavior with nausea and vomiting occur, consult a doctor because these symptoms could be an early sign of Reye's syndrome, a rare but serious illness.

    Allergy Alert:   Contains salicylate. Do not take if you are · allergic to salicylates (including aspirin) · taking other salicylate products

    Do not use if you have · bloody or black stool · an ulcer · a bleeding problem

    Ask a doctor before use if you have · fever · mucus in the stool Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking any drug for · anticoagulation (thinning the blood) · diabetes · gout · arthritis When using this product a temporary, but harmless, darkening of the stool and/or tongue may occur Stop use and ask a doctor if · symptoms get worse · ringing in the ears or loss of hearing occurs · diarrhea lasts more than 2 days If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

    Directions:    EXTRA STRENGTH KAOPECTATE® Anti-Diarrheal · shake well immediately before each use · adults and children 12 years of age and older: 30 mL or 2 tablespoonfuls · for accurate dosing, use convenient pre-measured dose cup · repeat dose every hour as needed · do not exceed 4 doses in 24 hours · use until diarrhea stops but not more than 2 days · drink plenty of clear fluids to help prevent dehydration caused by diarrhea

    Dosing Chart--Extra Strength KAOPECTATE®
    Age
    Dose
    adults and children 12 years and over
    30 mL or 2 tablespoonfuls

    Inactive Ingredients:    caramel, carboxymethylcellulose sodium, FD&C red no. 40, flavor, microcrystalline cellulose, purified water, sodium salicylate, sorbic acid, sucrose, titanium dioxide, xanthan gum

    How Supplied:    EXTRA STRENGTH KAOPECTATE® Anti-Diarrheal 525 mg - Peppermint: available in 8 oz bottles. Store at room temperature 20° to 25C (68° to 77°F). Avoid excessive heat. Do not use if inner seal is broken or missing.













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