Label: PEPTO BISMOL- bismuth subsalicylate tablet

  • Category: HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: OTC monograph final

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Drug Label Information

Updated October 19, 2021

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  • Drug Facts

  • Active ingredient (in each caplet)

    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 • 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 caplets every 1/2 to 1 hour as needed
    • do not exceed 8 doses (16 caplets) 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 caplet contains: calcium 27 mg • salicylate 99 mg [• very low sodium] • avoid excessive heat (over 104ºF or 40ºC)

  • Inactive ingredients

    calcium carbonate, D&C red No.27 aluminum lake, magnesium stearate, mannitol, microcrystalline cellulose, polysorbate 80, povidone, silicon dioxide, sodium starch glycolate

  • Questions?

    1-800-717-3786

  • Package Labeling:

    Label

  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    PEPTO BISMOL 
    bismuth subsalicylate tablet
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:50269-476(NDC:37000-476)
    Route of AdministrationORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    BISMUTH SUBSALICYLATE (UNII: 62TEY51RR1) (SALICYLIC ACID - UNII:O414PZ4LPZ) BISMUTH SUBSALICYLATE262 mg
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    CALCIUM CARBONATE (UNII: H0G9379FGK)  
    MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)  
    MANNITOL (UNII: 3OWL53L36A)  
    CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE (UNII: OP1R32D61U)  
    POLYSORBATE 80 (UNII: 6OZP39ZG8H)  
    POVIDONE, UNSPECIFIED (UNII: FZ989GH94E)  
    SILICON DIOXIDE (UNII: ETJ7Z6XBU4)  
    Product Characteristics
    ColorpinkScoreno score
    ShapeOVALSize16mm
    FlavorImprint Code PeptoBismol
    Contains    
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:50269-476-0120 in 1 BOX06/16/201608/01/2022
    12 in 1 POUCH; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC monograph finalpart33506/16/201608/01/2022
    Labeler - JC World Bell Wholesale Co., Inc. (805257581)