Kaopectate

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WALGREENS Retail

$11.49

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75%

$2.89 With Free Coupon
GIANT EAGLE PHARMACY Retail

$11.49

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33%

$7.74 With Free Coupon
RITE AID PHARMACY Retail

$11.49

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21%

$9.12 With Free Coupon
WALMART PHARMACY
$17.31 With Free Coupon
Kaopectate

Drug Info for kaopectate

Bisacodyl is used on a short-term basis to treat constipation. It also is used to empty the bowels before surgery and certain medical procedures. Bisacodyl is in a class of medications called stimulant laxatives. It works by increasing activity of the intestines to cause a bowel movement.

  • Anti-Diarrheal
  • Bismatrol
  • Diotame
  • Diotame InstyDose
  • Diotame Stomach Relief
  • Foster&Thrive Stomach Relief
  • Good Neighbor Pharmacy Pink Bismuth
  • Good Neighbor Pharmacy Stomach Relief
  • GoodSense Stomach Relief
  • Good Sense Stomach Relief
  • Kaopectate
  • Leader Stomach Relief
  • Medi-First Pep-T-Med
  • Pepto-Bismol
  • Pepto Bismol Max
  • Tablet
  • Chewable Tablet
  • Liquid

Chewable tablet: Chew the tablet thoroughly before you swallow it. You may also let the tablet melt slowly in your mouth.

Follow the instructions on the medicine label if you are using this medicine without a prescription.

This medicine is not for long-term use.

Tablet: Swallow the tablet whole with a full glass of water. Do not chew, crush, or break it.

Liquid: Shake well before use. Measure the oral liquid medicine with a marked measuring spoon, oral syringe, or medicine cup.

Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.

The liquid medicine may be kept in the refrigerator. Do not freeze.

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use it if you had an allergic reaction to bismuth or to salicylates, or if you have a stomach ulcer or any kind of bleeding problem.

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have diabetes, gout, arthritis, or bloody or black stools.

Do not give this medicine to a child or teenager who has chicken pox or symptoms of a virus or the flu, unless your doctor has told you to. This medicine may cause a rare but serious illness called Reye syndrome.

This medicine can cause diarrhea. Call your doctor if the diarrhea becomes severe, does not stop, or is bloody. Do not take any medicine to stop diarrhea until you have talked to your doctor. Diarrhea can occur 2 months or more after you stop taking this medicine.

Call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if they get worse. If you still have diarrhea after you have been using this medicine for 2 days, stop using it and call your doctor.

Your tongue or stools may become dark when you use this medicine. This is only temporary and will not hurt you. Ask your doctor about this if you have any concerns.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

Do not use this medicine if you are also using another salicylate medicine, such as aspirin.

Some medicines can affect how bismuth works. Tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following: Arthritis medicineBlood thinner medicine, such as warfarinDiabetes medicineGout medicine

This medicine can cause diarrhea. Call your doctor if the diarrhea becomes severe, does not stop, or is bloody. Do not take any medicine to stop diarrhea until you have talked to your doctor. Diarrhea can occur 2 months or more after you stop taking this medicine.

Call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if they get worse. If you still have diarrhea after you have been using this medicine for 2 days, stop using it and call your doctor.

Your tongue or stools may become dark when you use this medicine. This is only temporary and will not hurt you. Ask your doctor about this if you have any concerns.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

  • Rectal bleeding, blood or mucus in your stools
  • Ringing in your ears, or changes in your hearing
  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
  • Behavior changes along with nausea and vomiting (in children or teenagers)