What is it
Pepto-Bismol Chewable Peppermint Tablets are an effective treatment for an upset stomach, providing fast relief of nausea, indigestion and heartburn. These Pepto-Bismol tablets also control diarrhoea. The active ingredient in these peppermint flavoured chewable tablets is bismuth subsalicylate.
For adults and children 16 years and over, chew 2 tablets and repeat every half an hour to an hour if needed. No more than 16 tablets should be taken in 24 hours. Pepto-Bismol tablets can be taken before or after meals, on either an empty or full stomach. Do not take with aspirin or other salicylates. Pepto-Bismol should not be used if your symptoms are severe or they persist longer than 2 days – in this case, you should stop taking this medicine and see your doctor.
Most adults and adolescents over 16 should usually be safe to take Pepto-Bismol tablets. However, you should not take this medicine if you are:
Allergic to aspirin or other salicylates
Allergic to any of the ingredients
Active: Bismuth Subsalicylate (262.5mg in each tablet). Others: Mannitol, Calcium Carbonate, Povidone, Magnesium Stearate, Talc, Peppermint Flavour, Saccharin Sodium, Aspartame (E951), Amaranth Aluminium Lake (E123), Vanilla Cream Flavour.