Diarrhea:

Indications for KAOPECTATE EXTRA STRENGTH LIQUID:

Diarrhea.

Adult:

30mL every 60 minutes if needed; max 4 doses/day.

Children:

Not recommended.

Contraindications:

Varicella or influenza in children and teenagers.

Warnings/Precautions:

Ulcer. Coagulation disorders. Diabetes. Reye's syndrome. Sodium-restricted diet. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

See Also:

Pharmacologic Class:

Antidiarrheal.

Interactions:

Potentiates oral anticoagulants, hypoglycemics. Antagonizes uricosurics. Salicylism with aspirin. Reduces tetracycline absorption.

Adverse Reactions:

Darkened tongue and/or stool.

How Supplied:

Liq (regular, peppermint)—8oz, 12oz; Liq (cherry)—6oz; Extra strength liq—8oz, 12oz