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Kaopectate Regular Strength Vanilla Flavor Anti Diarrheal (Physicians Total Care, Inc.)

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LIQUID 236 mL in 1 BOTTLE (54868-2298-1) Label Information

Complete Kaopectate Regular Strength Vanilla Flavor Anti Diarrheal Information

  • Active Ingredient (per 15mL): 

    Bismuth subsalicylate 262 mg


  • Purpose

    Anti-diarrheal

    Upset stomach reliever


  • Uses

    • relieves diarrhea
    • relieves nausea and upset stomach associated with this symptom

  • Warnings

    Reye’s Syndrome:

    Children and teenagers who have or are recovering from chicken pox or flu-like symptoms should not use this product. When using this product, if changes in behavior with nausea and vomiting occur, consult a doctor because these symptoms could be an early sign of Reye’s syndrome, a rare but serious illness.

    Allergy Alert: Contains salicylate.

    Do not take if you are
    • allergic to salicylates (including aspirin)
    • taking other salicylate products

    Do not use if you have
    • an ulcer
    • a bleeding problem
    • bloody or black stool

    Ask a doctor before use if you have
    • fever
    • mucus in the stool

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking any drug for
    • diabetes
    • gout
    • arthritis
    • anticoagulation (thinning the blood)

    When using this product

    a temporary, but harmless, darkening of the stool and/or tongue may occur

    Stop use and ask a doctor if
    • symptoms get worse
    • ringing in the ears or loss of hearing occurs
    • diarrhea lasts more than 2 days

    If pregnant or breast-feeding,

    ask a health professional before use.

    Keep out of reach of children.

    In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.


  • Directions

    • shake well immediately before each use
    • adults and children 12 years of age and older: 30 mL or 2 tablespoonfuls
    • for accurate dosing, use convenient pre-measured dose cup
    • repeat dose every 1/2 hour to 1 hour as needed
    • do not exceed 8 doses in 24 hours
    • use until diarrhea stops but not more than 2 days
    • children under 12 years: ask a doctor
    • drink plenty of clear fluids to help prevent dehydration caused by diarrhea

  • Other Information

    •  each 15 mL tablespoonful contains: sodium 4 mg
    •  each 15 mL tablespoonful contains: total salicylates 130 mg
    •  do not use if inner seal is broken or missing
    •  low sodium

  • Inactive Ingredients

    caramel, carboxymethylcellulose sodium, flavor, microcrystalline cellulose, sodium salicylate, sorbic acid, sucrose, water, xanthan gum (245-241)

    Dist. by CHATTEM, INC.

    P.O. Box 2219

    Chattanooga, TN 37409 USA

    © 2008 Chattem, Inc.

    Made in Canada

    CHATTEM® www.chattem.com



    Additional barcode labeling by:
    Physicians Total Care, Inc.
    Tulsa, Oklahoma      74146


  • Principal Display Panel


    Kaopectate®

    • Anti-Diarrheal
    • Upset Stomach Reliever

    Bismuth Subsalicylate

    Goes to the Source to Help Relieve Diarrhea

    Contains Salicylates

    Vanilla

    Regular Flavor

    262 mg bismuth subsalicylate per 15 mL

    8 fl oz (236 mL)

    NDC 54868-2298-1

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  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    KAOPECTATE REGULAR STRENGTH VANILLA FLAVOR ANTI DIARRHEAL 
    bismuth subsalicylate liquid
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:54868-2298(NDC:41167-4000)
    Route of Administration ORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    BISMUTH SUBSALICYLATE (UNII: 62TEY51RR1) (BISMUTH SUBSALICYLATE - UNII:62TEY51RR1) BISMUTH SUBSALICYLATE 262 mg  in 15 mL
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    CARAMEL (UNII: T9D99G2B1R)  
    CARBOXYMETHYLCELLULOSE SODIUM (UNII: K679OBS311)  
    CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE (UNII: OP1R32D61U)  
    SODIUM SALICYLATE (UNII: WIQ1H85SYP)  
    SORBIC ACID (UNII: X045WJ989B)  
    SUCROSE (UNII: C151H8M554)  
    WATER (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
    XANTHAN GUM (UNII: TTV12P4NEE)  
    Product Characteristics
    Color      Score     
    Shape Size
    Flavor VANILLA Imprint Code
    Contains     
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:54868-2298-1 236 mL in 1 BOTTLE
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    OTC MONOGRAPH FINAL part335 05/12/2008
    Labeler - Physicians Total Care, Inc. (194123980)
    Establishment
    Name Address ID/FEI Business Operations
    Physicians Total Care, Inc. 194123980 relabel