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Pepto Bismol Diarrhea Liquicaps

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on March 27, 2019.

Dosage form: capsule, liquid filled
Ingredients: BISMUTH SUBSALICYLATE 262mg
Labeler: The Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company
NDC Code: 37000-537

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Pepto Bismol ®



Diarrhea

Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each LiquiCap)

Bismuth subsalicylate 262 mg

Purpose

Upset stomach reliever and antidiarrheal

Uses

relieves

  • travelers' 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

  • 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.

Directions
  • swallow with water, do not chew
  • adults and children 12 years and over:
  • 2 LiquiCaps every ½ hour or 4 LiquiCaps every hour as needed for diarrhea
  • 2 LiquiCaps every ½ hour to 1 hour as needed for overindulgence (upset stomach, heartburn, indigestion, nausea)
  • do not exceed 8 doses (16 LiquiCaps) 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

Other information
  • each LiquiCap contains:
  • salicylate 199 mg
  • low sodium
  • do not exceed 25°C

Inactive ingredients

D&C red No. 33, gelatin, glycerin, polyethylene glycol, pharmaceutical ink, polysorbate 20, povidone, sorbitol sorbitan solution, titanium dioxide

Questions?

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MADE IN CANADA

DIST. BY PROCTER & GAMBLE,

CINCINNATI OH 45202

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 48 LiquiCap Carton

P epto®

Diarrhea

Bismuth Subsalicylate

Antidiarrheal

LIQUICAPS

RELIEVES

DIARRHEA

48 LiquiCaps™

PEPTO BISMOL  DIARRHEA LIQUICAPS
bismuth subsalicylate capsule, liquid filled
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:37000-537
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
BISMUTH SUBSALICYLATE (SALICYLIC ACID) BISMUTH SUBSALICYLATE262 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
GLYCERIN 
POLYSORBATE 20 
SORBITOL 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
GELATIN 
POVIDONE 
D&C RED NO. 33 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 400 
Product Characteristics
ColorpinkScoreno score
ShapeCAPSULESize14mm
FlavorImprint CodePB
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:37000-537-121 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
112 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED in 1 BLISTER PACK
2NDC:37000-537-242 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
212 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED in 1 BLISTER PACK
3NDC:37000-537-484 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
312 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED in 1 BLISTER PACK
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart33503/01/2018
Labeler - The Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company (004238200)

 
The Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company