Pepto-Bismol Liquid Suspension 480ml

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Pepto Bismol
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What is Pepto-Bismol Liquid Suspension 240ml?

Pepto-Bismol Liquid Suspension is an oral solution for heartburn, indigestion, nausea, and upset stomach. It also helps to control diarrhoea. The active ingredient is bismuth subsalicylate.

Who is Pepto-Bismol Liquid suitable for?

Pepto-Bismol Liquid is suitable for adults and children aged 16 and over only. It is not suitable for anyone who is allergic to the ingredients contained in the liquid. These are:

  • Bismuth subsalicylate
  • Aluminium magnesium silicate
  • Methylcellulose
  • Methyl salicylate
  • Salicylic acid
  • Saccharin sodium
  • Sodium salicylate
  • Amaranth (E123)
  • Sorbic Acid
  • Benzoic Acid (E210)
  • Purified water

It should also not be used by anyone who is using treatments such as anticoagulant therapy (thinning of the blood). It should also not be used for someone who is treating diabetes.

Can it be used by someone pregnant or breastfeeding?

It is recommended that someone who is pregnant or breastfeeding does not use Pepto-Bismol Liquid unless told to do so by a doctor.

Can someone take other types of medicine use this treatment?

Anyone who is using antibiotics should not take this liquid as it can interfere with other forms of medication.

How much Pepto-Bismol should I be taking?

It is recommended that you take 30ml of liquid a day. This can be measured out in the provided dosing cup, or 5ml spoonfuls. Do not take more than 8 doses in 24 hours.

Are there any side effects?

There is potential for side effects. Potential side effects include:

  • Black tongue
  • Black Stools

If you notice a side effect persist long-term or a more serious side effect, contact your doctor as soon as possible.

Why do I need to answer some medical questions before I buy?

You do not need a prescription for Pepto-Bismol Liquid, however, you will be asked to complete a short medical questionnaire by your Chemist-4-U pharmacist before we can take your order. This includes some simple questions that all pharmacies legally are required to ask before supplying this kind of product. This helps our pharmacy team to be sure that Pepto-Bismol is the best choice for you.

More Information

This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist-4-U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to

If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.

Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.

Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.

Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.

Active Ingredients

  • Bismuth Subsalicylate


  • Active ingredients; each 5ml dose contains 87.6mg Bismuth subsalicylate.

Product Data

Active Ingredient(s)
Bismuth Subsalicylate
Pepto Bismol

Can a person taking Ramipril for blood pressure take it?

It is always important to share with your doctor and pharmacist all prescription, non-prescription, illegal, recreational, herbal, nutritional, or dietary drugs you're taking.

Blood pressure medications called ACE inhibitors, like Perindopril, capropril, ramipril and Enalapril interact with Pepto-Bismol

Can I take it while Im taking Perindopril for blood pressure?

It is always important to share with your doctor and pharmacist all prescription, non-prescription, illegal, recreational, herbal, nutritional, or dietary drugs you're taking.

Blood pressure medications called ACE inhibitors, like Perindopril, capropril, ramipril and Enalapril interact with Pepto-Bismol

Can you take this if your taking tramadol tablets?

About Pepto-Bismol. Bismuth subsalicylate is the main ingredient in Pepto-Bismol. Please leave 2 hours in between taking pepto-bismol and taking tramadol

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