GENERIC NAME: OPIUM/KAOLIN/PECTIN/BELLADONNA - ORAL (OH-pee-um/KAY-oh-lin/PECK-tin/bell-uh-DON-uh)
HOW TO USE: This medication is usually taken after each loose bowel movement. Follow package instructions for proper dosing. The liquid form should be shaken well before pouring each dose.
SIDE EFFECTS: This medication may cause stomach upset, bloating, constipation, dry mouth, dizziness, drowsiness, blurred vision or sun sensitivity. If any of these effects continue or become bothersome, inform your doctor. To avoid dizziness and lightheadedness when rising from a seated or lying position, get up slowly. Also limit your intake of alcoholic beverages which will aggravate these effects. Notify your doctor if your experience: mental confusion or unusual thoughts, breathing difficulties, trouble urinating, rapid pulse, skin rash, eye pain, flushing. If diarrhea is not relieved after two days of using this medication or if you develop a fever or stomach cramps, notify your doctor. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
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