Pepto-Bismol Upset Stomach Reliever Max Strength
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Directions: Shake well before use. For accurate dosing, use dose cup. Adults and children 12 years and over: 1 dose (2 tbsp or 30 ml) every hour as needed. Do not exceed 4 doses (8 tbsp or 120 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. Other information: Each tbsp contains: sodium 6 mg. Salicylate 236 mg. Low sodium. Sugar free. Protect from freezing. Avoid excessive heat (over 104 degrees F or 40 degrees C). Tamper evident: do not use if imprinted shrinkband is missing or broken.
DescriptionPepto-Bismol™ Max Strength Upset Stomach Reliever. Bismuth subsalicylate. Upset stomach reliever/antidiarrheal. 5 symptom relief. Nausea. Heartburn. Indigestion. Diarrhea.
Other DescriptionUses: relieves: Travelers' diarrhea. Diarrhea. Upset stomach due to overindulgence in food and drink, including: Heartburn. Indigestion. Nausea. Gas. Belching. Questions? 1-800-717-3786. www.pepto-bismol.com. ©2009.
IngredientsActive Ingredient (in each 15 ml tablespoon) - Purposes. Bismuth Subsalicylate 525 mg - upset stomach reliever and Antidiarrheal. Inactive Ingredients: Benzoic Acid, Flavor, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Methylcellulose, Red 22, Red 28, Saccharin Sodium, Salicylic Acid, Sodium Salicylate, Sorbic Acid, Water.
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:
A bleeding problem.
Bloody or black stool.
Ask a doctor before use if you have:
Mucus in the stool.
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking any drug for:
Anticoagulation (thinning the blood).
When using this product a temporary, but harmless, darkening of the stool and/or tongue may occur.
Stop use and ask a doctor if:
Diarrhea lasts more than 2 days.
Symptoms get worse or last more than 2 days.
Ringing in the ears or loss of hearing occurs.
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.
DistributorProcter & Gamble
Cincinnati OH 45202