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CHILDREN'S PEPTO
Hyperacidity, GERD, and ulcers
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Drug Name:

CHILDREN'S PEPTO OTC

Generic Name and Formulations:
Calcium carbonate 400mg; chew tabs; sodium-free; bubblegum or watermelon flavors.

Company:
Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for CHILDREN'S PEPTO:

Heartburn, acid indigestion, upset or sour stomach.

Adult:

Use other forms.

Children:

<24lbs (<2yrs): not recommended. 24–47lbs (2–5yrs): chew 1 tab as needed; max 3 tabs/24hrs for 2 weeks. 48–95lbs (6–11yrs): chew 2 tabs as needed; max 6 tabs/24hrs for 2 weeks.

Warnings/Precautions:

Hypoparathyroidism.

Interactions:

Reduces absorption of tetracyclines, possibly other drugs.

Pharmacological Class:

Antacid.

How Supplied:

Chew tabs—24

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