Pepto Bismol antacid provides soothing relief for: upset stomach, indigestion, diarrhea, heartburn and nausea.
Protective Coating Action. Provides soothing relief for: upset stomach, indigestion, diarrhea, heartburn and nausea.
Active Ingredients: contains:: Bismuth Subsalicylate (262 mg (130mg of salicylate). Inactive Ingredients: Benzoic Acid, Flavor, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Methylcellulose, Red 22, Red 28, Saccharin Sodium, Salicylic Acid, Sodium Salicylate, Sorbic Acid, Water
Shake well before Using. For convenient dosing, use pre-measured dose cup. Adults: 2 tbsp or 30 ml; Children 9 to 12 yrs. 1 tbsp or 15 ml; 6 to 9 yrs. 2 tsp or 10 ml; 3 to 6 yrs. 1 tsp or 5 ml; Under 3 yrs: Ask a doctor. Repeat above dosage every hour as needed, to a maximum of 8 doses in a 24-hour period. If symptoms persist, consult a doctor. Drink plenty of clear fluids to help prevent dehydration which may accompany diarrhea.
Drug Interaction Precautions: If you are taking medicines for anticoagulation (thinning the blood), diabetes, or gout, consult a doctor before taking this product. If diarrhea is accompanied by a high fever or continues more than 2 days, consult a doctor. As with any drug, if you are pregnant or nursing a baby, seek the advice of a health professional before using this product. Children and teenagers who have or are recovering from chicken pox or flu should not use this medicine to treat nausea or vomiting. If nausea or vomiting is present, consult a doctor because this could be an early sign of Reye Syndrome, a rare but serious illness. This product contains salicylates. If taken with aspirin and ringing in the ears occurs, stop using. This product does not contain aspirin, but if you are allergic to aspirin do not use, as an adverse reaction may occur. If diarrhea is accompanied by a high fever or continues more than 2 days, consult a doctor. As with any drug, if you are pregnant or nursing a baby, seek the advice of a health professional before using this product. Note: This beneficial medication may cause a temporary and harmless darkening of the tongue or stool. Alcohol Warning: If you consume 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day, ask your doctor whether you should take salicylates or other pain relievers/fever reducers.
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