Pepto Bismol relieves stomach discomfort such as upset stomach, stomach pain and diarrhea.
- upset stomach
Pepto-Bismol provides relief for on the go stomach discomforts such as upset stomach, diarrhea and stomach pain. It also helps reduce acid indigestion and heart burn. Pepto Bismol is a great remedy for those who are suffering from overindulgence of food and drink.
Adults 12 years and older take 2 Pepto-Bismol caplets every 30 to 60 minutes as needed with a glass of water, do not chew. Do not exceed more than 8 doses of Pepto-Bismol caplets in 24 hours
Can Pepto Bismol cause black stools?
Yes. Taking Pepto Bismol or Kaopectate can turn your stool black. Sometimes it can even turn your stools a green color! Do not be alarmed by this, however. The main reason you may get black stools after taking Pepto is caused from its active ingredient, bismuth subsalicylate. Black stools can last for several days and the only reason to be concerned is if they do not go away even after you stop taking Pepto Bismol.
Bismuth subsalicylate, adipic acid, calcium carbonate, flavor, magnesium stearate, mannitol, povidone, red 27 aluminum lake, red 40 aluminum lake, saccharin sodium, talc sodium less than 1 mg, Salicylate 99 mg, Sugar free.