Pepto-bismol tablet

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Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each tablet)

Bismuth subsalicylate 262 mg


Upset stomach reliever and antidiarrheal



  • travelers' diarrhea
  • diarrhea
  • upset stomach due to overindulgence in food and drink, including:
    • heartburn
    • indigestion
    • nausea
    • gas
    • belching
    • fullness


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

Otc - do not use section

Do not use ifyou have

  • an ulcer
  • a bleeding problem
  • bloody or black stool

Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • fever
  • mucus in the stool

Otc - ask doctor/pharmacist section

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you aretaking any drug for

  • anticoagulation (thinning the blood)
  • diabetes
  • gout
  • arthritis

Otc - when using section

When using this producta 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

Otc - pregnancy or breast feeding section

If pregnant or breast feeding,ask a health professional before use.

Otc - keep out of reach of children section

Keep out of reach of children.In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.



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Dist. by Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati OH 45202

Ingredients and appearance - Product information

Pepto-bismol tablet- Bismuth subsalicylate

Product information

Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL Item Code (Source) NDC: 58933-018
Route of Administration Oral

Active Ingredient/Active Moiety

Ingredient Name Strength
Bismuth subsalicylate ( UNII: 62TEY51RR1)( Salicylic acid - UNII: O414PZ4LPZ ) 525 mgin 2

Inactive Ingredients

Ingredient Name Code
Saccharin sodium ( UNII: SB8ZUX40TY)
Talc ( UNII: 7SEV7J4R1U)
Fd&c red no. 40 ( UNII: WZB9127XOA)
Calcium carbonate ( UNII: H0G9379FGK)
Magnesium stearate ( UNII: 70097M6I30)
Mannitol ( UNII: 3OWL53L36A)
Povidone ( UNII: FZ989GH94E)
D&c red no. 27 ( UNII: 2LRS185U6K)
Aluminum oxide ( UNII: LMI26O6933)

Product Characteristics

Color pink Score 1
Shape ROUND Size 16 mm
Imprint Code Pepto;Bismol Flavor CHERRY

Marketing Information

Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Territorial Authority Marketing Start Date
OTC monograph final part335 USA 2004/06/30

Labeler - Procter & Gamble Manufactura S de RL de CV( 812807550)