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Drug Name:

PEPTO-BISMOL OTC

Generic Name and Formulations:
Bismuth subsalicylate 262mg; caplets; chew tabs; original- or cherry-flavor.

Company:
Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for PEPTO-BISMOL:

Diarrhea.

Adult:

Take caplets with water; do not chew. 2 tabs or caplets or 30mL every 30–60 minutes if needed; max 8 doses/day.

Children:

Not recommended.

Contraindications:

Varicella or influenza in children and teenagers.

Warnings/Precautions:

Coagulation disorders. Diabetes. Reye's syndrome. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Interactions:

Potentiates oral anticoagulants, hypoglycemics. Antagonizes uricosurics. Salicylism with aspirin. Reduces tetracycline absorption.

See Also:

PEPTO-BISMOL LIQUID

PEPTO-BISMOL MAX STR

Pharmacological Class:

Antidiarrheal.

Adverse Reactions:

Darkened tongue and/or stool.

How Supplied:

Chew tabs—12, 30, 48; To-Go chew tabs—12, 24; InstaCool (peppermint flavor) chew tabs—30; Caplets—24, 40; Liq—4oz, 8oz, 12oz, pt; Max Str—4oz, 8oz, 12oz

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