Pepto-Bismol chewable tablets and suspension both contain the active ingredient bismuth subsalicylate. It is used for relieving symptoms of an upset stomach, such as nausea, indigestion, heartburn and diarrhoea.
The active substance has several actions in the gut. It coats irritated tissues in the food pipe and stomach, helping to protect then from stomach acid. It may also kill certain bacteria.
This treatment works by helping to slow the growth of bacteria that might be causing any of the symptoms, the active ingredient works by forming a soothing protective coating over your stomach and intestine.
Yes, you don’t need a prescription to buy this dose, some medicines on this website may require a prescription but this one does not. A pharmacist will need to ensure the treatment is suitable and safe for you.
Diarrhoea usually occurs when fluid can’t be absorbed from the contents of your bowel, or when extra fluid is secreted into your bowel, causing watery poo.
It is usually a symptom of a bowel infection which can be caused by:
This product may cause a temporary and harmless darkening of the stool and/or tongue. If these symptoms do not disappear after 3 days of stopping product use – consult your doctor. This product contains amaranth (colouring) which may cause allergic reactions including asthma and aspartame (sweetener).
For adults and children over 16 years of age:
Keep in original packaging and store below 25 degrees. Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
Some over the counter medicines are only allowed to be sold under the supervision of a pharmacist, this is one of these medicines.
Just like when you buy this medicine in a high street or local pharmacy, the pharmacist will need to ask you a few questions. This is a legal requirement for selling this type of medicine.
You may not always realise when your local pharmacist asks you the required questions, as this can sometimes be done subtly. When sold online, we need to make sure our pharmacists have all the information they need to ensure this treatment is right for you.
To buy this treatment, simply fill in the short questionnaire and add the product to cart. Then proceed to checkout.
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