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Medi-First Pep-T-Med

Dosage form: tablet, chewable
Ingredients: BISMUTH SUBSALICYLATE 262mg
Labeler: Unifirst First Aid Corporation
NDC Code: 47682-406

Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA, however they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.

Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each tablet)

Bismuth Subsalicylate 262 mg
(each tablet contains 102 mg salicylate)

Purpose

Upset stomach reliever/antidiarrheal

Uses

Temporarily relieves

  • traveler's diarrhea
  • diarrhea
  • upset stomach due to overindulgence in food and drink, including:
    • heartburn
    • indigestion
    • nausea
    • gas
    • belching
    • fullness

Warnings

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
  • bloody or black stool
  • an ulcer
  • a bleeding problem

Ask a doctor before use if you have
  • fever
  • mucus in the stool

Ask a doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any drug for
  • anticoagulation (thinning of the blood)
  • diabetes
  • gout
  • arthritis

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • symptoms get worse
  • ringing in the ears or loss of hearing occurs
  • diarrhea lasts more than 2 days

When using this product a temporary and harmless darkening of the tongue and/or stool may occur. Stool darkening should not be confused with melena.

Keep this and all drugs out of reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, contact a physician or poison control center immediately.

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Directions
  • do not use more than directed
  • chew or dissolve in mouth
  • use until diarrhea stops but not more than 2 days
  • drink plenty of clear fluids to help prevent dehydration, which may accompany diarrhea
  • do not exceed 16 tablets in 24 hours

Adults and children: (12 years and older) Chew 2 tablets every 1/2 to 1 hour or 4 tablets every hour as needed

Children under 12 years: Do not give to children under 12 years of age.

Other information
  • phenylketonurics: contains phenylalanine 1.1mg per tablet
  • each tablet contains 73mg elemental calcium
  • store at room temperature 59º-86ºF (15º-30ºC)
  • tamper-evident sealed packets
  • do not use any opened or torn packets

Inactive ingredients

aspartame, calcium carbonate, D&C red #27, dextrates, flavoring, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, silicon dioxide

Questions or comments? 1-800-634-7680

220R Medi-First Label

36 Chewable Tablets

Medi-First®

Pep-T-Med

Bismuth Subsalicylate

Chewable Tablets

Compare active ingredient to:

Pepto Bismol

Registered Trademark of Procter & Gamble

Tamper Evident Unit Dose Packets

MEDI-FIRST PEP-T-MED 
bismuth subsalicylate tablet, chewable
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:47682-406
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
BISMUTH SUBSALICYLATE (SALICYLIC ACID) BISMUTH SUBSALICYLATE262 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
ASPARTAME 
CALCIUM CARBONATE 
CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE 
D&C RED NO. 27 
DEXTRATES 
MAGNESIUM STEARATE 
SILICON DIOXIDE 
Product Characteristics
Colorpink (pink) Scoreno score
ShapeROUND (ROUND) Size16mm
FlavorImprint CodeRH;046
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:47682-406-206 CELLO PACK (6 CELLO PACK) in 1 BOX, UNIT-DOSE
1NDC:47682-406-696 TABLET, CHEWABLE (6 TABLET) in 1 CELLO PACK
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart33512/01/2011
Labeler - Unifirst First Aid Corporation (832947092)

Revised: 07/2012
 
Unifirst First Aid Corporation

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided here is accurate, up-to-date and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. Drug information contained herein may be time sensitive. This information has been compiled for use by healthcare practitioners and consumers in the United States. The absence of a warning for a given drug or combination thereof in no way should be construed to indicate that the drug or combination is safe, effective or appropriate for any given patient. If you have questions about the substances you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

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