Kaopectate

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Ka·o·pec·tate

 (kā′ō-pĕk′tāt′)
A trademark for a preparation of bismuth subsalicylate.
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Noun1.Kaopectate - trade name for a fixed-combination antidiarrheal drug that use kaolin as the adsorbent and pectin as the emollient
antidiarrheal, antidiarrheal drug - a drug used to control or stop diarrhea
china clay, china stone, kaolin, kaoline, porcelain clay, terra alba - a fine usually white clay formed by the weathering of aluminous minerals (as feldspar); used in ceramics and as an absorbent and as a filler (e.g., in paper)
pectin - any of various water-soluble colloidal carbohydrates that occur in ripe fruit and vegetables; used in making fruit jellies and jams
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Other types of minerals targeted for development are dolomite (20 blocks), marble (13), limestone (12), silica (8), laterite (8), feldspar (5), carbonatite (4), gypsum (3), kaolin (2), attapulgite (2), potter's clay (2), and basalt (1).
Types of additives offered: Attapulgite and purified magnesium aluminosilicate mineral products for rheology modification, thickening, stabilization, and syneresis control.
Attapulgite in the treatment of acute diarrhoea: a double-blind placebo-controlled study.
Founded in 1964, AMI is a global producer and distributor of specialty industrial minerals, including kaolin and gel quality attapulgite clay minerals.
In the past decade, inorganic or organic nanofillers (e.g., carbon nanotube [15-19], attapulgite [20], modified nanosilica [21], activated nanocarbon [22], and modified bacterial cellulose nanofillers [23]) with relatively high specific surface areas were proved to be effective nucleating agents and considerably improved the ultradrawing and ultimate tensile properties of the UHMWPE/nanofillers composite fibers.
A nanocomposite-based packaging material has been optimized by scientists who blended polyethylene with nanosized silver, titanium dioxide and attapulgite.
Pakade, "Macadamia nutshells derived activated carbon and attapulgite clay combination for synergistic removal of Cr(VI) and Cr(III)," Adsorption Science & Technology, vol.
The calibrations achieved in this work (Table S4) were applied to the analysis of four GRMs (attapulgite or Fuller's earth clay ATT1; bentonite clay CSB1; granite GH; and tonalite TLM1) taken as "unknown" samples.
Untreated clay samples which have been successfully applied in the adsorption of dyes from wastewater include bentonite [26-29], kaolinite [30], attapulgite [31], montmorillonite [32, 33], and alunite [34].
Final report on the safety assessment of aluminum silicate, calcium silicate, magnesium aluminum silicate, magnesium silicate, magnesium trisilicate, sodium magnesium silicate, zirconium silicate, attapulgite, bentonite, Fuller's earth, hectorite, kaolin, lithium magnesium silicate, lithium magnesium sodium silicate, montmorillonite, pyrophyllite, and zeolite.
Research studies for reinforcing additives have included glass fiber, aramid, nylon, grapheme, sago starch, clay, attapulgite, carbon nanotubes and lignocellulosic fiber, wood flour, oil palm flour, cotton fiber, and micro crystalline cellulose [10,11].
In addition to fluid and electrolyte replacement, pharmacologic interventions like adsorbents (e.g., attapulgite), antimotility agents (e.g., loperamide), antisecretory agents (e.g., octreotide), and anti-infective agents (e.g., fluoroquinolones) are the conventional options in the treatment of diarrheal diseases [5,6].