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Bismuth Subsalicylate

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on July 9, 2020.

Dosage form: capsule, gelatin coated
Ingredients: BISMUTH SUBSALICYLATE 262mg
Labeler: CVS PHARMACY, INC.
NDC Code: 69842-799

Further information

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Stomach Relief

Drug Facts

Active ingredient ( in each softgel)                        Purpose

Bismuth subsalicylate 262 mg ................Upset stomach reliever and anti-diarrheal´╗┐

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 softgels every ½ hour or 4 softgels every hour as needed for
    diarrhea
  •  2 softgels every ½ hour to 1 hour as needed for overindulgence (upset
    stomach, heartburn, indigestion, nausea)
  •  do not exceed 8 doses (16 softgels) 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 softgel contains: salicylate 102.33 mg
  • very low sodium
  •  do not exceed 25°C

Inactive ingredients

aerosil, beeswax, FD&C Red#33, FD&C Yellow#6, gelatin, glycerin, light liquid paraffin, purified water, soya lecithin, sodium carboxy methyl cellulose, sorbitol solution, titanium dioxide

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Stomach Relief

BISMUTH SUBSALICYLATE 262 mg
Upset stomach reliever/Antidiarrheal


Soothing relief for 5 symptoms:
• Heartburn
• Indigestion
• Upset stomach
• Nausea
• Diarrhea

12 SOFTGELS

BISMUTH SUBSALICYLATE 
bismuth subsalicylate capsule, gelatin coated
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:69842-799
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
BISMUTH SUBSALICYLATE (SALICYLIC ACID) BISMUTH SUBSALICYLATE262 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
SILICON DIOXIDE 
LECITHIN, SOYBEAN 
YELLOW WAX 
CARBOXYMETHYLCELLULOSE SODIUM 
LIGHT MINERAL OIL 
GELATIN 
GLYCERIN 
D&C RED NO. 33 
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
WATER 
Product Characteristics
ColorpinkScoreno score
ShapeOVALSize21mm
FlavorImprint Code262
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:69842-799-121 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
112 CAPSULE, GELATIN COATED in 1 BLISTER PACK
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart33507/09/2020
Labeler - CVS PHARMACY, INC. (062312574)

 
CVS PHARMACY, INC.