Care Kaolin and Morphine 200ml BP

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Product description

This Medicine is sold by BOOTS UK LIMITED at the professional discretion of a Boots pharmacist.

This Medicine is sold by BOOTS UK LIMITED at the professional discretion of a Boots pharmacist.

Unfortunately, next day home delivery is unavailable for this product.

We need to ensure that this medicine is suitable for the person it is intended for. Therefore a Boots pharmacist may be required to contact you by phone to find out some additional information. If they are unable to speak to you when required your order may be delayed or the pharmacy medicine part of your order cancelled.

Please ensure your contact details are correct before ordering this medicine.

For symptomatic relief of diarrhoea and upset stomachs.

This medicine contains kaolin to help remove toxic substances from the digestive system and increase the bulk of solid waste. It also contains sodium bicarbonate which neutralizes excess stomach acid and morphine which calms the gut.

What the medicine looks like

Kaolin & Morphine Mixture is a pale brown suspension which separates on standing. It is supplied in 200ml bottles.

How to Use

Please read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use.

SHAKE THE BOTTLE. Take the suspension by mouth.

Adults, the elderly and children over 12 years: Take 2 x 5ml spoonfuls. Repeat up to three times a day if required.

Do not give to children under 5 years old unless your doctor tells you to.

DO NOT EXCEED THE STATED DOSE.

Do not take with alcoholic or hot drinks.

Hazards and Cautions

Before you use this medicine:

Do not use the medicine if you or your child have:

  • An allergy to any of the ingredients listed in section 3.
  • A blocked intestine or bowel problems.
  • Liver disease.
  • Shallow breath or breathing difficulties.
  • A head injury or persistent headache.
  • Fits or seizures.
  • A coma.
  • Taken MAOIs (monoamine oxidase inhibitors) for depression within the last two weeks.
  • An addiction to alcohol.
  • High levels of alkali in the blood.
  • Low levels of calcium in the blood
  • Reduced stomach acid.

DO NOT EXCEED THE STATED DOSE.

Do not take with alcoholic or hot drinks.

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you or your child have:

  • Heart failure.
  • Kidney problems.
  • Liver problems.
  • High blood pressure.
  • Prostate trouble.
  • An under active thyroid.
  • A low sodium diet.
  • Or are taking steroids.
  • Or you are elderly, as elderly people can react differently to the medicine.

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you or your child are taking:

• Any other medicines as antacids can interfere with their action.

Pregnant or breastfeeding

Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before using this medicine if you are pregnant, might be pregnant or are breastfeeding. Kaolin & Morphine Mixture should not be used in pregnancy unless the doctor has told you to do so.

Driving and using machines. This medicine may cause drowsiness. If you are affected do not drive or operate machinery

This product contains sucrose. If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicine.

  • It also contains a small amount of ethanol (alcohol), less than 100mg per 5ml.
  • This product contains 6mmol (or 136mg) of sodium per 10ml dose. To be taken into account by patients on a controlled sodium diet.
  • Possible side effectsLike all medicines, Kaolin & Morphine Mixture can have side effects, although these don’t affect everyone

Possible side effects are:

  • Stomach cramps
  • Wind
  • Feeling or being sick
  • Constipation
  • Drowsiness
  • Confusion.
  • Prolonged use may lead to dependence.

If you notice these or any other side effects, stop use and tell your doctor or pharmacist. They will tell you what to do.

f you accidentally take too much see a doctor straight away. Take the pack with you to show which medicine you have swallowed.

  • Do not use after the expiry date. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
  • Return any unused medicine to the pharmacy for disposal.

Keep out of the reach and sight of children.

Storage

Do not store above 25°C.

Keep tightly closed.

Age Restriction

You must be at least 16 years old to purchase this product.

Precautions

  • This is a medicine; Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have an underlying medical condition, are taking any other medication or complementary therapy, or if symptoms persist.
  • Seek advice if you suffer from allergies.
  • Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.

Suitable For

Adults, the elderly and children over 12 years

Ingredients

Active Ingredients per 5ml: Kaolin Light 1g, Sodium Bicarbonate 250mg, Morphine Hydrochloride 0.458mg

Also contains: Ethanol, Sucrose Sodium 68 mg/5ml, Alcohol 0.55 Vol%


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Care Kaolin & Morphine 200ml BP

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Relieves the symptoms of diarrhoea and upset stomachs.
See details below, always read the label.

When sold by Boots this product needs to be checked by our pharmacist. To ensure that it is appropriate for you to buy we will ask you to complete a questionnaire with a few simple questions.

Pharmacy Product

When sold by Boots this product needs to be checked by our pharmacist. To ensure that it is appropriate for you to buy we will ask you to complete a questionnaire with a few simple questions.

See details below, always read the label

Suitable For

Adults, the elderly and children over 12 years

Active ingredients

Morphine Hydrochloride

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