Kaolin Pharmacology


About Kaolin
Gastrointestinal agents, Antidiarrheals, Intestinal adsorbents
Mechanism of Action of Kaolin
Kaolin is an adsorbent antidiarrhoeal agent that binds to and traps bacteria and its toxins in the gut. It also binds to water in the gut, which helps to make the stools firmer
Pharmacokinets of Kaolin
Onset of Action for Kaolin
Duration of Action for Kaolin
Half Life of Kaolin
Side Effects of Kaolin
Contra-indications of Kaolin
Hypersensitivity to any component
Special Precautions while taking Kaolin
Ensure sufficient fluid intake
Pregnancy Related Information
Old Age Related Information
Breast Feeding Related Information
Children Related Information
Indications for Kaolin
Interactions for Kaolin
May reduce the absorption of a number of drugs (e.g. tetracycline, lincomycin, digoxin, aspirin, chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine, phenothiazine
Typical Dosage for Kaolin
As adjunct to rehydration therapy: Up to 24 g daily may be used in divided doses
Schedule of Kaolin
Storage Requirements for Kaolin
Store in a well closed container. Below 40 degree Celcius. Protect from sunlight and heat. Keep out of the reach of children
Effects of Missed Dosage of Kaolin
Effects of Overdose of Kaolin

Home Delivery for Kaolin in Your City

Medicine India is just a publishing medium for medicine related information and does not provide services or sales of medicines including kaolin.

However, we do publish a comprehensive directory of Pharmacies, Chemists and Druggists in cities all over India. You can use this directory to find the medicine stores in your city (or area) that provide home delivery services for kaolin and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for kaolin may be free or they may cost you depending on the pharmacy and the minimum order requirements. It would be best to get this clarified while placing the order.

Please be aware that you should take kaolin only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for kaolin before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for kaolin with the pharmacy.

Kaolin is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for kaolin might be better known than kaolin itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have kaolin in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for kaolin.