FAQ’s

Can I give Kaopectate to my pet?

Kaopectate has not been tested or approved for use by pets. Please consult with your veterinarian to determine if it is appropriate for your pet.

Can I take Kaopectate if I am pregnant or nursing?

Please check with your doctor before taking Kaopectate products if you are pregnant or nursing.

Do I have to take Kaopectate with food?

Kaopectate can be taken with or without food.

Does Kaopectate have to be refrigerated?

No. Kaopectate products should be stored at room temperature.

Is it safe to take after the expiration date?

Our products are not tested for effectiveness or safety past their expiration dates; therefore, we cannot recommend using an expired product.

Is Kaopectate gluten free?

Kaopectate has not been tested to determine gluten content. Therefore, we cannot certify it is gluten free.

Is Kaopectate safe for children?

Kaopectate may be taken by children ages 12 and up. For children younger than this, please consult with your doctor.

Is Kaopectate safe for me to take if I have other stomach issues?

It is always best to consult with your doctor before taking any medication such as Kaopectate if you have a safety concern.

Should I be concerned that my tongue and/or stool are darker than normal?

The discoloration of your tongue or stool is harmless and temporary. Bismuth sulfide, which is a black-colored substance, is formed by the reaction between the active ingredient, bismuth, and the trace amounts of sulfur found in your saliva and gastrointestinal tract.

What is the correct dose of Kaopectate?

Please refer to the product label the proper dosage and directions for use.


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