Pepto-Bismol Caplets - 24 ct
Relieves: travelers' diarrhea; diarrhea; upset stomach due to overindulgence in food and drink, including heartburn, indigestion, nausea, gas, belching, fullness. 5 symptom digestive relief. Low sodium.
Directions: Swallow with water, do not chew. Adults and children 12 years and over: 2 caplets (1 dose) every 1/2 hour or 4 caplets (2 doses) every hour as needed for diarrhea; 2 caplets (1 dose) every 1/2 hour as needed for overindulgence (upset stomach, heartburn, indigestion, nausea); Do not exceed 8 doses (16 caplets) 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. Avoid excessive heat (over 104 degrees F or 40 degrees C).
Active Ingredients: In Each Caplet: Bismuth Subsalicylate 262 mg
Inactive Ingredients: Calcium Carbonate; D&C Red No. 27 Aluminum Lake; Magnesium Stearate; Mannitol; Microcrystalline Cellulose; Polysorbate 80; Povidone; Silicon Dioxide; Sodium Starch Glycolate; Each Caplet Contains: Calcium 27 mg; Salicylate 99 mg
Warnings: Reye's syndrome: Children and teenagers who have or are recovering from chicken pox or flu-like symptoms should not use 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. Tamper evident: Do not use if inner printed seal on bottle is broken or missing.
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