Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Kaolin

Contributor(s): Vetstream Ltd

Introduction

Name

  • Kaolin/pectin.

Class of drug

  • Antidiarrheal.

Uses

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Indications

  • Kaolin is an absorbent antidiarrheal.
  • It is often mixed with sulfonamides to treat non-specific diarrheas in dogs and cats.

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

  • Kaolin may decrease the absorption of lincomycin   Lincomycin  , trimethroprim   Trimethoprim  and sulfonamides.

Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

  • Ramsey I (2017) Small Animal Formulary. 9th edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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