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attapulgite - oral, Di-gon II, Ka-pec

GENERIC NAME: ATTAPULGITE - ORAL (AT-a-PUL-gite)

BRAND NAME(S): Di-gon II, Ka-pec

Medication Uses | How To Use | Side Effects | Precautions | Drug Interactions | Overdose | Notes | Missed Dose | Storage

USES: Attapulgite is used to treat diarrhea. It is a clay-like substance that works by absorbing fluid in the intestine. It may also help your body get rid of bacteria/viruses that might be causing the diarrhea.This product should not be used to treat diarrhea if you also have a fever or blood/mucus in the stools. These could be signs of a serious health condition. Consult your doctor promptly for proper evaluation and treatment if you have these symptoms.




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