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Thornton and Ross Ltd., Huddersfield,
HD7 5QH, UK.
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Sodium Hydrogen Carbonate
Relieves occasional diarrhoea
& upset stomachs
Active ingredients per 5ml:
light kaolin 1g, sodium
hydrogen carbonate 250mg.
For symptomatic relief of occasional
diarrhoea and upset stomachs.
Take the solution by mouth.
SHAKE THE BOTTLE.
Adults, the elderly and children over
12 years: Take 2 to 4 x 5ml spoonfuls.
Children 6-12 years: Take 1 or 2 x 5ml
Repeat the dose after 4 hours if required.
Do not give to children under 6 years old
unless your doctor tells you to.
If symptoms persist for more than 3 days
consult your doctor.
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away. Take the pack with you to show which medicine you
• Do not use after the expiry date. The expiry date refers to
2. Possible side effects
the last day of that month.
Like all medicines, Kaolin Mixture can have side effects,
• Return any unused medicine to the pharmacy for
although these don’t affect everyone.
Possible side effects are:
The active ingredients per 5ml are: light kaolin 1g,
sodium hydrogen carbonate 250mg.
• Stomach cramps.
The other ingredients are: light magnesium carbonate
If you notice these or any other side effects, stop use and
(E504), peppermint oil, polysorbate 20 (E432), chloroform
tell your doctor or pharmacist. They will tell you what to do.
and purified water.
Reporting of side effects
What the medicine looks like
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or Kaolin Mixture is a buff coloured suspension, which
nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in
separates into a clear and solid layer on standing. It smells
this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the
Yellow Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard
It is supplied in 200ml bottles.
By reporting side effects you can help provide more
This label was last revised in March 2015
information on the safety of this medicine.
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3. Further information
Data Matrix: 21504809 VERIFIED
Important ingredient information
• This product contains 6 mmol (or 137mg) of sodium per
10ml dose. To be taken into account by patients on a
controlled sodium diet.
This medicine relieves diarrhoea. It contains Kaolin
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you or your
which removes toxic substances and increases the
bulk of solid waste produced by the body.
• Kidney disease.
• Liver disease.
1. Before you use this medicine
• Heart failure.
Do not use the medicine if you or your
• High blood pressure.
• A low sodium diet.
• An allergy to any of the ingredients listed in
• Or symptoms have lasted for longer than 3 days, especially
• A blocked intestine or bowel problems.
Diarrhoea may be a sign of a serious underlying disease.
• Liver problems.
• Kidney problems.
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you or your
• Low levels of calcium in the blood.
child are taking….
• Reduced stomach acid.
• Any other prescribed medicines including steroids.
• Abnormally alkaline blood.
Pregnant or breastfeeding….
• Or your child is under 6 years old.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before using this
medicine if you are pregnant, might be pregnant or are
breastfeeding. Kaolin Mixture should not be used in
pregnancy unless the doctor has told you to do so.
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