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Kaopectate Regular Strength Cherry Flavor

Medically reviewed on January 15, 2018

Dosage form: liquid
Ingredients: BISMUTH SUBSALICYLATE 262mg in 15mL
Labeler: Chattem, Inc.
NDC Code: 41167-6050

Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA, however they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.

Kaopectate - Regular Strength - Cherry

Active Ingredient 

(per 15mL):

Bismuth subsalicylate 262 mg

Purpose

Anti-diarrheal

Upset stomach reliever

Uses
  • relieves diarrhea
  • relieves nausea and upset stomach associated with this symptom

Warnings

Reye’s Syndrome:

Children and teenagers who have or are recovering from chicken pox or flu-like symptoms should not use this product. When using this product, if changes in behavior with nausea and vomiting occur, consult a doctor because these symptoms could be an early sign of Reye’s syndrome, a rare but serious illness.

Allergy Alert: Contains salicylate.

Do not take if you are
  • allergic to salicylates (including aspirin)
  • taking other salicylate products

Do not use if you have
  • an ulcer
  • a bleeding problem
  • bloody or black stool

Ask a doctor before use if you have
  • fever
  • mucus in the stool

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking any drug for
  • diabetes
  • gout
  • arthritis
  • anticoagulation (thinning the blood)

When using this product

a temporary, but harmless, darkening of the stool and/or tongue may occur

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • symptoms get worse
  • ringing in the ears or loss of hearing occurs
  • diarrhea lasts more than 2 days

If pregnant or breast-feeding,

ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children.

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Directions
  • shake well immediately before each use
  • adults and children 12 years of age and older: 30 mL or 2 tablespoonfuls
  • for accurate dosing, use convenient pre-measured dose cup
  • repeat dose every 1/2 hour to 1 hour as needed
  • do not exceed 8 doses in 24 hours
  • use until diarrhea stops but not more than 2 days
  • children under 12 years: ask a doctor
  • drink plenty of clear fluids to help prevent dehydration caused by diarrhea

Other Information
  •  each 15 mL tablespoonful contains: sodium 4 mg
  •  each 15 mL tablespoonful contains: total salicylates 130 mg
  •  do not use if inner seal is broken or missing
  •  low sodium

Inactive Ingredients

caramel, carboxymethylcellulose sodium, flavor, microcrystalline cellulose, red 40, sodium salicylate, sorbic acid, sucrose, water, xanthan gum (245-240)

Dist. by CHATTEM, INC.

P.O. Box 2219

Chattanooga, TN 37409 USA

© 2008 Chattem, Inc.

Made in Canada

CHATTEM® www.chattem.com 

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NDC 41167-6050-2

Bismuth Subsalicylate

Kaopectate®

  • Anti-Diarrheal
  • Upset Stomach Reliever

Goes to the Source to Help Relieve Diarrhea

Contains Salicylates

Cherry

262 mg bismuth subsalicylate per 15 mL

6 fl oz (177 mL)

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KAOPECTATE REGULAR STRENGTH CHERRY FLAVOR 
bismuth subsalicylate liquid
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:41167-6050
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
BISMUTH SUBSALICYLATE (BISMUTH CATION) BISMUTH SUBSALICYLATE262 mg  in 15 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
CARAMEL 
CARBOXYMETHYLCELLULOSE SODIUM 
CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE 
SODIUM SALICYLATE 
SORBIC ACID 
SUCROSE 
WATER 
XANTHAN GUM 
FD&C RED NO. 40 
Product Characteristics
Color    Score    
ShapeSize
FlavorCHERRYImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:41167-6050-2177 mL in 1 BOTTLE
2NDC:41167-6050-5236 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH FINALpart33504/30/2004
Labeler - Chattem, Inc. (003336013)

 
Chattem, Inc.

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