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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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"It's going to be an unbelievable year for fans to watch Valley Basketball, and it's going to be a Kaopectate and Pepto Bismol year for every head coach in this league."
An example is the standard Kaopectate. This medication now contains a salicylate (think aspirin).
Other drugs included excenel (2.2 mg/kg, SQ) preoperatively and for three days postoperatively, vitamin B complex (5mL, SQ) for four days postoperatively, omeprazole (1.0mg/kg, PO) for seven days postoperatively, probiotics (1.0 mg/kg, PO) for three days postoperatively, and kaopectate (4oz, PO) for three days postoperatively.
Two over-the-counter medications that can stop diarrhea are loperamide (Imodium) and bismuth subsalicylate (Kaopectate, Pepto-Bismol).
But fantasies creep into his mind, "I'ma get me a big bottle of Kaopectate, a big German chocolate cake, five-gallon thing of milk," he says.
On the package is a warning that it is not recommended for human consumption; however, kaolin is a main ingredient in commercialized anti-diarrheal medicines, like Kaopectate (Grigsby, 2013).
My goat kids have not had scours for years, but when they did I used Kaopectate. If eggs work for calves they ought to work for kids, only in much smaller quantities, and if it happens with no Kaopectate around, I'll try the eggs.
"Anyone seen my Kaopectate?" the plant manager said.
Physiological explanations do not disappear here; even these, however, stress not "addiction" but the advantageousness of earth-eating as an affordable and easy means of accessing important minerals, particularly during pregnancy, as well as soothing digestive symptoms (indeed, in the West, kaolinic clay has long formed an ingredient in preparations like Kaopectate).
Those brands, including Kaopectate diarrhea treatment and Balmex diaper rash cream, were sold to satisfy antitrust regulators when Pfizer Inc.