Pepto-Bismol Liquid Suspension is an oral solution for the treatment of heartburn, nausea, indigestion, and upset stomach. It also helps to control diarrhoea. The active ingredient is bismuth subsalicylate.
Pepto-Bismol Liquid is suitable for adults and children aged 16 and over only. It must not be used by anybody who is allergic to the ingredients contained in the liquid. These are:
- Bismuth subsalicylate
- Aluminium magnesium silicate
- Methyl salicylate
- Salicylic acid
- Saccharin sodium
- Sodium salicylate
- Amaranth (E123)
- Sorbic Acid
- Benzoic Acid (E210)
- Purified water
It must also not be used by anybody who’s using treatments like anticoagulant therapy (thinning of the blood). It must also not be used for someone who is treating diabetes.
How much Pepto-Bismol should I be taking?
It’s strongly suggested that you take 30ml of liquid every day. This may be measured out in the provided dosing cup, or 5ml spoonfuls. Do not take more than eight doses at 24 hours.