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Gastrointestinal adsorbent (By mouth)

Treats diarrhea, stomach upset, and other problems.

Brand Name(s):

Actidose-Aqua, EZ-Char, Kaopek, Kerr Insta-Char

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to any of the ingredients listed on the package label. Do not give this medicine to children under the age of 3 years old unless a doctor tells you to. Do not use if you have diarrhea that has blood or mucus in it, or if you also have a fever with your diarrhea.

How to Use This Medicine:

Tablet, Chewable Tablet, Liquid

If a dose is missed:

How to Store and Dispose of This Medicine:

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088


Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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