Kaolin Disease Interactions
There are 2 disease interactions with kaolin:
Kaolin (applies to kaolin) 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 kaolin) 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. Diasorb (attapulgite)." Columbia Laboratories Inc, Aventura, FL.
Kaolin drug interactions
There are 83 drug interactions with kaolin
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.|