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Attapulgite Disease Interactions

There is 1 disease interaction with attapulgite.


Adsorbent antidiarrheal (applies to attapulgite) fever

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility.

Patients with diarrhea and fever should be seen by a physician. The potential for the diarrhea to be associated with ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, or amebiasis is increased in these patients.


  1. (2001) "Product Information. Kaopectate (attapulgite)." Pharmacia and Upjohn
  2. (2001) "Product Information. Diasorb (attapulgite)." Columbia Laboratories Inc
  3. (2001) "Product Information. Donnagel (attapulgite)." Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories

Attapulgite drug interactions

There are 74 drug interactions with attapulgite.

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Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No interaction information available.

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