- 5 SYMPTOM Digestive Relief: Nausea, Heartburn, Indigestion, Upset Stomach, Diarrhea
- The #1 Pharmacist Recommended Brand for Upset Stomachs (Based on Pharmacy Times 2017 Survey-upset stomach remedies category)
- Power of Pepto in a caplet for portable relief
- Bismuth Subsalicylate
- Whether you're looking for an upset stomach medicine or nausea help, wondering what to do for ingestion or heartburn relief, or trying to find what's good for diarrhea, Pepto has a coating action to calm and soothe your stomach
Active Ingredient (In each Caplet): Bismuth Subsalicylate 262 mgInactive Ingredients: Calcium Carbonate, Magnesium Stearate, Mannitol, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Polysorbate 80, Povidone, D&C Red No. 27 Aluminum Lake, Silicon Dioxide, Sodium Starch Glycolate
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.
Swallow with water, do not chew. Adults and children 12 years and over: 2 caplets (1 dose) every ½ hour or 4 caplets (2 doses) every hour as needed for diarrhea. 2 caplets (1 dose) every ½ 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.
Relieves: Travelers' diarrhea, diarrhea, upset stomach due to overindulgence in food and drink, including: heartburn, indigestion, nausea, gas, belching, fullness.