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Kaolin Disease Interactions

There are 2 disease interactions with kaolin:

Major

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.

Moderate

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.

References

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

Kaolin drug interactions

There are 83 drug interactions with kaolin

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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