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KAOLIN MIXTURE FOR CHILDREN

Active substance: LIGHT KAOLIN

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IMPORTANT: Peel this label at
corner and read BEFORE use. Do
not tear off, re-fix for future use.

Peel
Here

kaolin mixture
Kaolin
for children
Mixture
For Children

Peel where shown for further precautions.

Light Kaolin
Relieves diarrhoea
& upset stomachs in children

Active ingredient per 5ml: light kaolin 1.0g.
Also contains amongst other ingredients:

BN, MAN & EXP
sulphur dioxide (E220),
overprinted here
propylene glycol
(E1520), sucrose.
sucrose 0.8g per 5ml.
Peel where shown for full list of ingredients.
Do not store above 25°C.
Once opened use within 2 months.
Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
Manufactured by the licence holder L.C.M. Ltd.,
Huddersfield, HD7 5QH, UK for Thornton and
Ross Ltd., Huddersfield, HD7 5QH, UK.
PL 12965/0020 M890

100ml

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if your
child is taking….

This medicine contains light kaolin which
removes toxic substances from the digestive
system and increases the bulk of solid waste
passed from the body.

Other medicines such as:
• Chloroquine or hydroxychloroquine for
prevention or treatment of malaria.
• Aspirin.
• Tetracycline antibiotics.
• Phenothiazines for treatment of some types of
mental illness.
Using this medicine may alter the effectiveness
of other medicines your child is already taking,
so doses should not be taken at the same time.
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you are
unsure.

1. Before you use this medicine
Do not use the medicine if your
child has….

• An allergy to kaolin or any of the ingredients
listed in section 3.
• A blockage in the digestive system.

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if
your child has….

• Diarrhoea or stomach upset which has lasted
for more than 3 days.

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For symptomatic relief of diarrhoea and upset
stomachs in children.
Take the solution by mouth. SHAKE THE
BOTTLE.
Children up to 1 year: Give 1 x 5ml spoonful.
Children 1 to 5 years: Give 2 x 5ml spoonfuls.
Repeat every 4 hours if required.
If symptoms persist for more than 3 days
consult a doctor.

salts lost from the body while they have diarrhoea.
• Extra care is needed with very young children
less than 1 year old. Talk to your doctor about
your child’s condition if they are under 1 year
old, and you are thinking of giving this
medicine to them.
Diarrhoea may be a sign of more serious disease.

Can adults take this medicine?

This medicine is for children. Adults will not get
the full benefit by using it as it is not designed for
them. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice
on more suitable medicines for adults.

Take care with this medicine

• While using this medicine, make sure that your
child also drinks sufficient fluids and replaces the

2. Possible side effects

Pregnant or breastfeeding….

Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before
using this medicine if you are pregnant, might be
pregnant or are breastfeeding. Kaolin Mixture for
Children should not be used in pregnancy and
breastfeeding unless the doctor has told you to
do so.

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There are no known side effects from using this
medicine as directed.
If you notice any side effects, stop use and tell your
doctor or pharmacist. They will tell you what to do.
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor,
Important ingredient information
pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible
• This product contains 0.8g of sucrose per
side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also
5ml dose. To be taken into account in children
report side effects directly via the Yellow Card
with diabetes. If you have been told by your
Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard
doctor that your child has an intolerance to
By reporting side effects you can help provide
some sugars, contact your doctor before giving more information on the safety of this medicine.
this medicine.
3. Further information
• It contains sulphur dioxide (E220) which may
If you accidentally take too much see a doctor
rarely cause severe allergic reactions and
straight away. Take the pack with you to show
tightness of the chest.
which medicine you have swallowed.

• Do not use after the expiry date. The expiry date
refers to the last day of that month.
• Return any unused medicine to the pharmacy for
disposal.
The active ingredient per 5ml is: light kaolin 1.0g.
The other ingredients are: concentrated raspberry
juice (includes sulphur dioxide (E220)), benzoic acid
(E210), propylene glycol (E1520), sucrose,
chloroform and purified water.
What the medicine looks like
Kaolin Mixture for Children is a pink cloudy
suspension, which separates into two layers on
standing.
It is supplied in 100ml bottles.
This label was last revised in March 2015
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