Stomach Relief (Bismuth subsalicylate)

Stomach Relief (Bismuth subsalicylate)

Bismuth subsalicylate

Active ingredient (in each tablet): 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 of 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 immediately at 1-800-222-1222

Directions

  • chew completely or dissolve tablets in mouth.
  • adults and children 12 years and older: 2 tablets (1 dose) every ½ hour to 1 hour as needed for diarrhea
  • 2 tablets (1 dose) every ½ hour as needed for overindulgence (upset stomach, heartburn, indigestion, nausea)
  • do not exceed 8 doses (16 tablets) in 24 hours
  • use until diarrhea stops but not more than 2 days
  • children under 12 years: ask a doctor
  • drink plenty clear fluids to help prevent dehydration caused by diarrhea.

Other information

Each tablet contains: salicylate 102 mg

Store at room temperature.

Avoid excessive heat

Keep this carton for future reference on full labeling

TAMPER EVIDENT: Do not use if printed inner wrap is broken or missing.

Inactive ingredients

D&C Red No. 27 Lake, flavor, magnesium stearate, maltodextrin, microcrystalline cellulose, sorbitol, sucralose.

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