Kaopectate Anti-Diarrheal, Extra Strength, Peppermint - 8oz
- SKU: 023041
- UPC: 30009474492
- Size: 8 Ounces
- Manufacturer: PHARMACIA
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. Store at room temperature 68 degrees to 77 degrees F (20 degrees to 25 degrees C). Avoid excessive heat.
Per 15 mL: Bismuth Subsalicylate 525 mg
Caramel; Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium; FD&C Red No. 40; Flavor; Microcrystalline Cellulose; Purified Water; Sodium Salicylate; Sorbic Acid; Sucrose; Titanium Dioxide; Xanthan Gum; Each 15 mL Tablespoonful Contains: Potassium 5 mg; Sodium 10 mg; Total Salicylates 236 mg
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 or vomiting occur, consult a doctor because these symptoms could be an early sign of Reye's syndrome, a rare but serious illness. Allergy Allert: Contains salicylate. Do not take if you are: allergic to salicylates (including aspirin); taking other salicylate products. Do not use if you have: an ulcer; a bleeding problem; bloody or black stool. Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking any drug for: diabetes, gout, arthritis, anticoagulation (thinning the blood). 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.