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K-C Suspension (kaolin / pectin) Disease Interactions

There are 2 disease interactions with K-C Suspension (kaolin / pectin):

Major

Kaolin (applies to K-C Suspension) intestinal obstruction

Major Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility. Applicable conditions: Gastrointestinal Obstruction

The use of kaolin is contraindicated in patients with intestinal obstruction.

Moderate

Adsorbent antidiarrheal (applies to K-C Suspension) 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.

References

  1. "Product Information. Donnagel (attapulgite)." Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories, Philadelphia, PA.
  2. "Product Information. Diasorb (attapulgite)." Columbia Laboratories Inc, Aventura, FL.
  3. "Product Information. Kaopectate (attapulgite)." Pharmacia and Upjohn, Kalamazoo, MI.

K-C Suspension (kaolin / pectin) drug interactions

There are 90 drug interactions with K-C Suspension (kaolin / pectin)

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.

Further information

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