Stomach Relief (Bismuth subsalicylate)

Stomach Relief | Bismuth subsalicylate

Bismuth subsalicylate

Active ingredient (in each 30 mL): Bismuth subsalicylate 525 mg

Purpose: Upset stomach reliever/Antidiarrheal

Uses

Relieves

  • travelers’ diarrhea
  • diarrhea

Upset stomach due to overindulgence in food and drink, including:

  • heartburn
  • gas
  • indigestion
  • nausea
  • fullness
  • belching

Warnings

Reye’s syndrome: Children and teenagers who have or are recovering from chicken pox or flu-like symptoms ahould 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

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

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. (1-800-222-1222)

Directions

  • mL = milliliter
  • shake well before using
  • measure only with dosing cup provided. Do not use any other dosing device.
  • keep dosing cup with product

Adults and children 12 years and over

  • 30 mL (1 dose) every 1/2 or 60 mL (2 doses) every hour as needed for diarrhea/traveler’s diarrhea 
  • 30 mL (1 dose) every 1/2 hour as needed for overindulgence (upset stomach, heartburn, indigestion, nausea)
  • do not exceed 8 doses (240 mL) in 24 hours
  • use until diarrhea stops but not more than 2 days

Children under 12 years of age: ask a doctor

Drink plenty of clear fluids to help prevent dehydration caused by diarrhea

Other information

Each 30 mL contains: sodium 11 mg

Each 30 mL contains: salicylate 206 mg

Protect from freezing

Avoid excessive heat (over 104ºF or 40ºC)

Inactive ingredients

Benzoic acid, D&C red #22, D&C red #28, flavor, glycerin, purified water, sucralose, xanthan gum

Questions or comments?

Call 1-877-753-3935 Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM EST

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