Pepto-Bismol 5 Symptom Relief Original Description
- Bismuth Subsalicylate Upset Stomach Reliever/Antidiarrheal
- Now with Ultra Coat
- 5 Symptom Relief
- 2 - 12 fl oz Bottles
- Calms & Soothes Your Stomach
- #1 Pharmacist Recommended
Pepto Bismol Original Liquid. When you have a sour stomach, Pepto's improved formula coats your stomach and provides fast relief from nausea, heartburn, indigestion, upset stomach, and diarrhea.
Shake well before use. Only use dose cup provided. Adults and children 12 years and over: 30 mL (1 dose) every ½ hour or 60 mL (2 doses) every hour as needed for diarrhea/traveler's diarrhea. 30 mL (1 dose) every ½ hour as needed for overindulgence (upset stomach, heartburn, indigestion, nausea). Do not exceed 8 doses (240 mL) in 24 hours. Use until diarrhea stops but not more than 2 days. Children under 12 years: ask a doctor. Drink plenty of clear fluids to help prevent dehydration caused by diarrhea.
Reye's syndrome: Children and teenagers who have or are recovering from chicken pox or flu-like symptoms should not take this product. When using this product, if changes in behavior with nausea and vomiting occur, consult a doctor because these symptoms could be an early sign of Reye's syndrome, a rare but serious illness.
Allergy alert: Contains salicylate. Do not take if you are
• allergic to salicylates (including aspirin)
• taking other salicylate products
Do not use if you have • an ulcer • a bleeding problem • bloody or black stool
Ask a doctor before use if you have • fever • mucus in the stool
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking any drug for
• anticoagulation (thinning the blood) • diabetes • gout • arthritis
When using this product a temporary, but harmless, darkening of the stool and/or tongue may occur
Stop use and ask a doctor if • symptoms get worse or last more than 2 days • ringing in the ears or loss of hearing occurs • diarrhea lasts more than 2 days
If pregnant or breast feeding, ask a health professional before use.
Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.