Relieves: diarrhea, travelers' diarrhea, helps firm stool, reduces number of bowel movements; relieves upset stomach associated with nausea, heartburn, fullness, belching and gas due to overindulgence in food and drink. Soothing relief for 5 symptoms: heartburn, indigestion, upset stomach, nausea, diarrhea.
Each Tbsp = 15 mL: Bismuth Subsalicylate 525 mg
Shake well before using. Use dose cup for accurate dosing. Drink plenty of clear fluids to help prevent dehydration caused by diarrhea. Adults and children 12 years and over: 1 Tbsp (15 mL) every 1/2 to 1 hour, or 2 Tbsp (30 mL) every hour as needed. Do not exceed 8 Tbsp (120 mL) in 24 hours. Use until diarrhea stops but not more than 2 days. Children under 12 years: Ask a doctor.
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: bloody or black stool, an ulcer, a bleeding problem. 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, 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.