INDICATIONS: Pepto Bismol Maximum Strength Liquid Provides soothing relief for: upset stomach, indigestion, diarrhea, heartburn and nausea. Pepto Bismol Maximum Strength Liquid Gives Soothing Relief For 5 Symptoms:
INGREDIENTS: Active Ingredients: Bismuth Subsalicylate (525 mg (236mg of salicylate)). Inactive Ingredients: Benzoic Acid, Flavor, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Methylcellulose, Red 22, Red 28, Saccharin Sodium, Salicylic Acid, Sodium Salicylate, Sorbic Acid, Water.
Shake well before use.
For accurate dosing, use dose cup.
Adults and children 12 years and older: 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 yrs: Ask a doctor.
Drink plenty of clear fluids to help prevent dehydration which may accompany diarrhea.
WARNINGS: Reye's Syndrome: Children and teenagers who have or are recovering from chicken pox or flu should no use this medicine to treat nausea or vomiting. If nausea or vomiting is present, consult a doctor because this 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) or 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 a fever or mucus in stool. Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking any drug for anticoagulation(thinning the blood), diabetes, gout, or 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 or hearing occurs, if diarrhea lasts more than 2 days. If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before using this product.
Keep this and all drugs out of the reach of children.