It belongs to the drug class called salicylates. Pepto bismol is used to treat diarrhea nausea heartburn indigestion and upset stomach.
It works by helping to slow the growth of bacteria that might be causing the diarrhea.
Pepto bismol warning label. Pepto bismol original chewable tablets usage warning reyes syndrome. 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 reyes syndrome a rare but serious illness. 2 tablets every 12 to 1 hour as needed do not exceed 8 doses 16 tablets in 24 hours use until diarrhea stops but not more than 2 days children under 12 years.
This medication is used to treat occasional upset stomach heartburn and nausea. Use as directed for relief of travelers diarrhea diarrhea or upset stomach due to overindulgence in food and drink including. Heartburn indigestion nausea gas belching and fullness.
It is a well known over the counter medication used to treat digestive problems. It belongs to the drug class called salicylates. Pepto bismol can be taken either with or without food.
Bismuth subsalicylate sold under the brand name pepto bismol. It is also known as pink bismuth. Since 2003 the fda has advised against the use of bismuth subsalicylate in children under 12.
It is also used to treat diarrhea and help prevent travelers diarrhea. Regular pepto bismol is a concern because its main ingredient is bismuth subsalicylate a derivative form of asa. Magnesium 25 mg sodium.
Pepto bismol provides relief from nausea diarrhea and upset stomach due to overindulgence in food and drink along with heartburn and indigestion. The warning extends to any adult formulation of bismuth subsalicylate including oral suspensions chewable tablets and caplets. Chew or dissolve in mouth adults and children 12 years and over.
These symptoms can include heartburn nausea and indigestion. Ask a doctor drink plenty of clear fluids to help prevent dehydration caused by diarrhea. Pepto bismol is popular medication used with an active ingredient called as bismuth subsalicylate.
Protect from freezing avoid excessive heat over 104ºf 40ºc pepto bismol liquid each 30 ml dose cup contains. The active ingredient in pepto bismol is called bismuth subsalicylate. This medication should not be given to a child or teenager who has a fever especially if the child also has flu symptoms or chicken pox.
Pepto bismol is used to treat diarrhea and relieve the symptoms of an upset stomach. Pepto bismol is an upset stomach reliever and antidiarrheal product. Children and teenagers who have or are recovering from chicken pox or flu like symptoms should not use this product.
Pepto bismol lil drug store products inc. When can i take pepto bismol. They can also include gas belching and a feeling of fullness.