Pepto-Bismol™ Liquid

Upset Stomach Reliever
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Symptoms Treated

Symptoms Treated

More specifically: 

Relieves Travelers' diarrhea; Diarrhea; Upset stomach due to overindulgence in food and drink including Heartburn, Indigestion, Nausea, Gas, Belching, and Fullness



Shake well before use. Only use dose cup provided.

Adults and children 12 years and over:

  • 30 mL (1 dose) every 1/2 hour or 60 mL (2 doses) every hour as needed for diarrhea/traveler's diarrhea
  • 30 mL (1 dose) every 1/2 hour as needed for overindulgence (upset stomach, heartburn, indigestion, nausea)
  • Do not exceed 8 doses (240 mL) in 24 hours
  • Use until diarrhea stops but not more than 2 days

Children under 12 years: ask a doctor.

Drink plenty of clear fluids to help prevent dehydration caused by diarrhea.

Other information:

  • Each 30 mL Dose Cup Contains: magnesium 3 mg, sodium 4 mg, salicylate 261 mg
  • Protect from freezing
  • Avoid excessive heat (over 104°F or 40°C)
  • TAMPER EVIDENT: Do not use if imprinted shrinkband is missing or broken.

Other Information


Active Ingredients

Active Ingredients

525 mg (in each 30 mL dose)

Inactive Ingredients

Inactive Ingredients

Benzoic acid, D&C Red No. 22, D&C Red No. 28, flavor, gellan gum, magnesium aluminum silicate, methylcellulose, salicylic acid, sodium salicylate, sorbic acid, sucralose, water



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:

  • 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.

Manufactured by 

The Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company