a new formulation of Kaopectate that is creating confusion

The Institute for Safe Medication Practices is alerting us to a new formulation of Kaopectate that is creating confusion... and possibly dangerous errors.

Kaopectate originally contained kaolin-pectin...later switched to attapulgite.

Now it's been reformulated again...and it contains only bismuth subsalicylate...similar to Pepto-Bismol.

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