K-C Suspension (kaolin / pectin) Disease Interactions
There are 2 disease interactions with K-C Suspension (kaolin / pectin):
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.
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.
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- "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
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|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.|
|No interaction information available.|