" /> Pepto-Bismol Original Liquid

this heading is given for Accesibility scan

Pepto-Bismol Original Liquid

The original upset stomach and diarrhea reliever.

Relieve overindulgence symptoms of heartburn, indigestion, nausea, upset stomach, and diarrhea with the smooth original liquid formula that comes with just a hint of a fresh wintergreen taste.

Available in 4-, 8-, 12-, and 16-ounce bottles.

Uses, Warnings

Active Ingredient
(in each 30 mL Dose Cup or 2 Tablespoons)
Bismuth subsalicylate 525 mg
Purpose upset stomach reliever and antidiarrheal


Relieves • 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 or 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 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 right away.



  • Shake well before use.
  • For accurate dosing, use dose cup or tablespoon (TBSP).
  • Adults and children 12 years and over:

      -  1 dose (30 mL or 2 TBSP) every 1/2 to 1 hour as needed.

      -  Do not exceed 8 doses (240 mL or 16 TBSP) in 24 hours.

      -  Use until diarrhea stops, but not more than 2 days.

  • Not for children under 12 years of age.
  • Drink plenty of clear fluids to help prevent dehydration caused by diarrhea.

Other Information, Inactive Ingredients

  • Each 30 mL dose cup contains:

      -  Magnesium 25 mg

      -  Sodium 8 mg.

      -  Salicylate 261 mg.

  • Low sodium
  • Protect from freezing.
  • Avoid excessive heat (over 104° F or 40° C).
  • TAMPER EVIDENT: Do not use if printed shrinkband is missing or broken. 


Inactive Ingredients: benzoic acid, D&C Red No. 22, D&C Red No. 28, flavor, magnesium aluminum silicate, methylcellulose, saccharin sodium, salicylic acid, sodium salicylate, sorbic acid, water 


Questions? 1-800-717-3786