Pepto-Bismol provides fast relief of upset stomach, indigestion and nausea. Controls common diarrhoea.
Pepto-bismol Chewable Tablets 12 are an on-the-go option for those who find it difficult to swallow pills. Its Fast acting formula provides relief from:
- Upset Stomach
- And helps control diarrhoea
How to take Pepto-Bismol Chewable Tablets:
- Chew or dissolve in mouth
- Adults and children 12 years and over: 2 tablets every ½ to 1 hour as needed
- Do not exceed 8 doses (16 tablets) in 24 hours
- Use until diarrhoea 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 diarrhoea
Caution before taking Pepto-Bismol Chewable Tablets:
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 behaviour with nausea or vomiting occur, consult a doctor because these symptoms could be an early sign of Reye's syndrome, a rare but serious illness.
This product contains amaranth which can cause allergic type reactions including asthma. Contains a source of phenylalanine. Allergy alert: Contains salicylate.
Do not take if you are: Allergic to salicylates (including aspirin) or Taking other salicylate product.
Do not use if you have: An ulcer, a bleeding problem or 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, ringing in the ears or loss of hearing occurs, diarrhoea 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.
Each Pepto-Bismol Chewable Tablet contains:
The active ingredient Bismuth subsalicylate 262 mg, an upset stomach reliever and anti-diarrhoeal. Inactive Ingredients: calcium carbonate, flavor, magnesium stearate, mannitol, povidone, red 27 aluminum lake, saccharin sodium, talc