Label: PEPTO-BISMOL- bismuth subsalicylate tablet

  • NDC Code(s): 37000-476-01, 37000-476-02, 37000-476-03, 37000-476-12
  • Packager: The Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company
  • Category: HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: OTC monograph final

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  • SPL UNCLASSIFIED SECTION

    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 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 caplets (1 dose) every 1/2 hour or 4 caplets (2doses) every hour as needed for diarrhea
    • 2 caplets (1 dose) every 1/2 hour as need for overindulgence (upset stomach, heartburn, indigestion, nausea)
    • 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
    • low sodium
    • avoid excessive heat (over 104°F or 40°C)
  • 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

    www.pepto-bismol.com

  • SPL UNCLASSIFIED SECTION

    Made in Mexico by Procter & Gamble

    Dist. by Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati OH 45202. U.S.

  • PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 24 Caplet Carton

    P epto
    Bismol
    ®


    Bismuth Subsalicylate

    Upset Stomach Reliever/

    Antidiarrheal


    5 SYMPTOM

    RELIEF

    NAUSEA
    HEARTBURN
    INDIGESTION
    UPSET STOMACH
    DIARRHEA

    24 CAPLETS

    476

  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    PEPTO-BISMOL 
    bismuth subsalicylate tablet
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)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 (UNII: FZ989GH94E)  
    D&C RED NO. 27 (UNII: 2LRS185U6K)  
    ALUMINUM OXIDE (UNII: LMI26O6933)  
    SILICON DIOXIDE (UNII: ETJ7Z6XBU4)  
    Product Characteristics
    ColorpinkScoreno score
    ShapeOVAL (Caplet) Size16mm
    FlavorImprint Code PeptoBismol
    Contains    
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:37000-476-011 in 1 POUCH06/30/2004
    12 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    2NDC:37000-476-021 in 1 CARTON06/30/2004
    224 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    3NDC:37000-476-031 in 1 CARTON06/30/2004
    340 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    4NDC:37000-476-1217852 in 1 BAG; Type 0: Not a Combination Product06/30/2004
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC monograph finalpart33506/30/2004
    Labeler - The Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company (004238200)