Pepto-Bismol Liquid Suspension 480ml for heartburn, indigestion and upset stomach.
What is Pepto-Bismol Liquid Suspension ?
Pepto-Bismol Liquid Suspension is an oral solution containing bismuth subsalicylate used for the treatment of heartburn, indigestion, nausea, and upset stomach. It also helps to control diarrhoea. Pepto-Bismol Liquid is suitable for adults and children aged 16 and over only. It is not suitable for anyone who is allergic to the ingredients contained in the liquid. These are:
Aluminium magnesium silicate
Benzoic Acid (E210)
It should also not be used by anyone who is using treatments such as anticoagulant therapy (thinning of the blood). It should also not be used for someone who is treating diabetes.
Can it be used by someone pregnant or breastfeeding?
It is recommended that someone who is pregnant or breastfeeding does not use Pepto-Bismol Liquid unless told to do so by a doctor.
Any interactions with other medications?
Anyone who is taking antibiotics should not take this liquid at the same time as it can interfere with the absorption of the antibiotic.
How to take
DO NOT USE: For those aged under 16 due to a possible association between salicylates and Reye’s syndrome, a very rare but very serious disease. If you are allergic to salicylates including aspirin, or any of the ingredients. With other salicylates including aspirin.
STOP USE AND ASK YOUR DOCTOR IF: Symptoms are severe or persist for more than 2 days. Diarrhoea is accompanied by fever. You notice anything unusual or have any unexpected effects. You accidentally take too much product.
ASK A DOCTOR BEFORE USE IF YOU ARE TAKING MEDICINES FOR: Anticoagulation (thinning the blood). Diabetes. Gout.
NOT RECOMMENDED IF: Pregnant or breast-feeding – ask a health professional before use.
Read the instructions carefully before taking the product – if you have any questions ask your doctor or pharmacist.
DIRECTIONS: Shake well before use. For oral administration.
Age 16 and up: 30ml in dosing cup and swallow. Repeat dosage every half to 1 hour as needed. No more than 8 doses to be taken in 24 hours. Do not exceed the stated dose or use after expiry date.
NOTE: The product may cause a temporary and harmless darkening of the stool and/or tongue.
This product contains sorbic and salicylic acid which can cause dermatitis, amaranth which can cause allergic type reactions including asthma, and benzoic acid which is a mild irritant to skin, eyes, and gums.
KEEP OUT OF THE REACH AND SIGHT OF CHILDREN.
Store below 25°C.