Pepto-Bismol Chewable Tablets are used in those over the age of 16 years for fast relief of indigestion, heartburn, nausea and upset stomach. It can also be used to help control diarrhoea.
This is a Pharmacy Medicine item. We will ask you to complete a questionnaire to ensure this is appropriate for you which our pharmacist will check.
Warnings or Restrictions
Do not use if:
•Under 16 years due to a possible reaction between salicylates and Reye's syndrome (a very rare but very serious disease)
•Allergic to salicylates including aspirin or any of the other ingredients
•Taking other salicylates including aspirin
•Pregnant or breast-feeding
This product may cause a temporary and harmless darkening of the stool and/or tongue.
Warning: this product contains amaranth (colouring) which may cause allergic type reactions including asthma.
•Please consult your pharmacist or doctor before using this medicine if you are currently pregnant, likely to get pregnant or breastfeeding.
•Please consult your pharmacist or doctor if you are currently taking any other medicines as this may cause an interaction.
•If you think you may be allergic to any of the ingredients contained in this medicine, please seek medical advice before taking.
•If you have any questions after you have bought this medication, please speak to your pharmacist.
Active ingredients: bismuth subsalicylate (262.5 mg in each tablet).
Others ingredients: mannitol, calcium carbonate, povidone, magnesium stearate, talc, peppermint flavour, saccharin sodium, aspartame (E951), amaranth aluminium lake (E123), vanilla cream flavour.
Size (0) Unit (EA) Height (6.6) Width (9.8) Depth (4)
Product code: 461111
For adults and Children over 16 years only:
Tips & Advice
Chew or dissolve two tablets (one dose) in your mouth
Repeat the dose every 30-60 minutes if needed but only to a maximum of 16 tablets in 24 hours.
If used for longer than 2 days or at higher doses than recommended there is an increased possibility of side effects.
If you have diarrhoea, it is important to prevent or treat dehydration by drinking plenty of fluids or taking oral rehydration products, especially if you are frail or elderly.
Pepto-Bismol Oral Chewable Tablets contain the active ingredient bismuth subsalicylate. The active works with the other ingredients for fast relief of heartburn, indigestion, nausea, upset stomach and to control diarrhoea.