Kaopectate is an over-the-counter product intended to control the symptoms of diarrhea. Kaopectate is also known by its drug name, Bismuth subsalicylate.
Kaopectate is an antacid and antidiarrheal. It is believed that Kaopectate works by coating the digestive system tissues, reducing inflammation, and stimulating absorption of fluids.
How do I take it?
When taking Kaopectate, follow the instructions on the package or those given to you by your doctor.
Kaopectate comes as an oral solution.
The FDA-approved label for Kaopectate lists no common side effects.
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