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Kaolin, Pectin, and Paregoric (Systemic)

Brand Names : Donnagel-PG

Kaolin, Pectin, and Paregoric | Before Using | Proper Use | Precautions | Side Effects

Side Effects of This Medicine

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects appear very often, when they do occur they may require medical attention.

    Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects are severe and occur suddenly since they may indicate a more severe and dangerous problem with your bowels:


        Bloating; constipation (severe); loss of appetite; nausea or vomiting; stomach pain (severe)

    Also, check with your doctor as soon as possible if the following effects occur:


        Decreased blood pressure; fast heartbeat; hives, itching, or skin rash; increased sweating; mental depression; redness or flushing of face; shortness of breath, troubled breathing, or wheezing

Other side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. However, check with your doctor if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome:

    More common with large doses

      Constipation (mild); decreased, difficult, or painful urination or frequent urge to urinate; dizziness, feeling faint, lightheadedness, unusual tiredness or weakness; drowsiness; nervousness or restlessness

Other side effects not listed above may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your doctor.

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Kaolin, Pectin, and Paregoric: Precautions


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