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Diasorb Side Effects

Generic Name: attapulgite

Note: This document contains side effect information about attapulgite. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Diasorb.

Applies to attapulgite: oral suspension, oral tablet, oral tablet chewable

Gastrointestinal

Gastrointestinal side effects have included constipation, dyspepsia, flatulence, and nausea.[Ref]

Nervous system

Nervous system side effects have been reported rarely. These have included headache and dizziness.[Ref]

References

1. DuPont HL, Ericsson CD, DuPont MW, Cruz Luna A, Mathewson JJ "A randomized, open-label comparison of nonprescription loperamide and attapulgite in the symptomatic treatment of acute diarrhea." Am J Med 88 (1990): s20-3

Some side effects of Diasorb may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.

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