Pepto Bismol 24 Chewable Peppermint Tablets

£6.59
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Pepto-Bismol Chewable Peppermint Tablets are for fast relief of heartburn, indigestion, nausea and upset stomach. Controls diarrhoea. Each tablet contains bismuth subsalicylate 262.5mg
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Suitable for: Adults aged 16 years and over.
Active ingredients: Bismuth Subsalicylate
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Pepto Bismol Chewable Peppermint Tablets contain the active ingredient bismuth subsalicylate. The active works with the other ingredients for fast relief of heartburn, indigestion, nausea, upset stomach and to control diarrhoea.

Protective coating action.

Suitable for

Adults aged 16 years and over.

How to use

Please read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use.

If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

For adults and children over 16 years only:

Chew or dissolve two tablets (one dose) in your mouth. Repeat the dose every 30-60 minutes if necessary.Do not take more than 16 tablets in 24 hours.Only use as directed. If used for longer than 2 days or at higher doses than recommended,there is an increased possibility of side effects.

If you have diarrhoea, it is important to prevent or treat dehydration by drinking plenty of fluids or taking oral rehydration products, especially if you are frail or elderly. Do not exceed the stated dose or use after the expiry date stated on the side of the pack.

Hazards and Cautions

DO NOT USE IF YOU ARE:

  • under 16 years, due to a possible association between salicylates and Reye's syndrome (a very rare but very serious disease)
  • allergic to salicylates including aspirin or any of the other ingredients
  • taking other salicylates including aspirin
  • pregnant or breastfeeding.

ASK A DOCTOR BEFORE USE IF YOU ARE TAKING MEDICINE FOR:

  • thinning the blood (anticoagulants)
  • diabetes
  • gout.

POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS:

  • This product may cause a temporary and harmless darkening of the stool or tongue. If symptoms do not disappear after 3 days or stopping product use - consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Warning: this product contains amaranth (colouring) which may cause allergic reactions including asthma; and aspartame (sweetener) - a source of phenylalanine, which may be harmful for people with phenylketonuria.

STOP USING and SEE YOUR DOCTOR IF:

  • symptoms are severe or persist for more than 2 days
  • diarrhoea is accompanied by fever
  • you notice anything unusual or have unexpected side effects
  • you accidentally take too many tablets.

HOW TO STORE: keep in original packaging and below 25ºC.

KEEP OUT OF THE REACH AND SIGHT OF CHILDREN.

Precautions

  • This is a medicine; Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have an underlying medical condition, are taking any other medication or complementary therapy, or if symptoms persist.

  • Seek advice before using if you are breast feeding, pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or suffer from allergies.

  • Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.

Active ingredients

Bismuth Subsalicylate

Ingredients

Calcium Carbonate, Mannitol, Povidone, Talc, Magnesium Stearate, Amaranth Aluminium Lake (E123), Saccharin Sodium, Peppermint flavour, Vanilla Cream flavour, Aspartame (E951).

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