Kaolin and Pectin (Oral)
Brand Names : Kao-Spen, Kapectolin, K-P, Donnagel-MB
- Antidiarrheal (adsorbent)
Kaolin and pectin (KAY-oh-lin and PEK-tin) combination
medicine is used to treat diarrhea.
Kaolin is a clay-like powder believed to work by attracting and holding
onto the bacteria or germ that may be causing the diarrhea.
This medicine is available without a prescription; however, the product's
directions and warnings should be carefully followed. In addition, your doctor
may have special instructions on the proper dose or use of kaolin and pectin
combination medicine for your medical condition. Kaolin and pectin combination
is available in the following dosage form:
Oral suspension (U.S. and Canada)
Some commonly used brand names are:
In the U.S. -
In Canada -
Generic name product may be available in the U.S.