Pepto Bismol is used as an anti-diarrhea medication and antacid (reduces stomach acid). This medication is used to treat nausea, heartburn, indigestion, upset stomach, and diarrhea.
Store Pepto Bismol at room temperature in a cool, dry location. Do not freeze this medication.
The use of Pepto Bismol may alter results of certain medical tests, thyroid scans, or stomach x-rays. Inform your doctor that you are taking Pepto Bismol if you undergo any medical tests in the duration of your use of this medication.
Do not mix antacids and other diarrhea medications with Pepto Bismol before consulting a doctor.
Patient Family Information : Take Pepto Bismol exactly as prescribed to you by your health care professional or follow the directions provided on the label. Shake well before each use. Use the provided cup as a measuring device. Do not use regular teaspoons or tablespoons as measurement as these are not accurate. When taking the tablet, chew thoroughly before swallowing. Take no more than 8 doses in a 24 hour period. You may have a dark or black tongue due to consuming this medication. This is harmless.
If you have any allergies to any ingredient of this medication do not use it.
Sever Side Effects : Severe: Ringing in your ears, hearing loss, long lasting diarrhea, worsening of symptoms.
Common: Constipation, dark stools, black tongue, darkened tongue.
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