Pepto-Bismol Liquid

Pepto-Bismol Liquid (240ml)

Order before 4pm for delivery from Sat. 27 May.

Description for Pepto-Bismol Liquid

Pepto-Bismol: Pepto-Bismol is a famous brand name associated with helping people to deal with symptoms of heartburn or indigestion. If you are in need of fast relief, take a dose of Pepto-Bismol and you will feel fantastic in quick time as the active ingredients work to give fast relief from symptoms related to upset stomachs, heartburn and indigestion.

Product Information

  • Age: 16 years +

    Maximum per order: 10

  • Pregnancy: Not suitable

    Breastfeeding: Not suitable

Pepto-Bismol liquid is a medication which contains the active ingredient bismuth subsalicylate.

What can Pepto-Bismol be used to treat?

  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Heartburn
  • Stomach pain and burning, 
  • Nausea and excess gas 
  • Diarrhoea

Both Pepto-Bismol tablets and suspension make use of bismuth subsalicylate. The exact way in which this ingredient works is unknown, however it has been shown to have several actions within the gut. It seems to coat the irritated stomach and intestinal tissue, decreasing inflammation and lowering the levels of irritation you experience. It also reduces the secretions of the digestive tract and kills bacteria, including E coli, which helps to prevent against diarrhoea.

If you are using Pepto-Bismol suspension, make sure to shake the bottle well before each use. Anyone over the age of 16 should take 30ml of Pepto-Bismol liquid or two Pepto-Bismol tablets as and when required. Dosing can be repeated ever hour if necessary, but do not exceed more than eight doses in a 24 hour period. If you see no improvement after two days, cease usage and contact your doctor immediately.

For children who are under the age of 16, medications containing salicylates should not be used unless specified by a doctor (this includes Pepto-Bismol). The reason for this is because of a trace link between aspirins and developing Reye’s syndrome, a condition that affects the brain and liver. Though this condition is incredibly rare, it can be deadly.

Adults aged 16 and over:

Swallow 30ml of Pepto-Bismol Liquid dispensed in the dosing cup.

Repeat the dosage every half to 1 hour as required.

Do not take more than 8 doses of Pepto-Bismol Liquid in 24 hours.

Take Pepto-Bismol orally only. Before use, shake well.

All medications affect different people in different ways. Some possible side effects of Pepto-Bismol include:

  • Blackening of your stools (faeces)
  • Darkening of your tongue

These side effects will clear up on their own once you have stopped taking Pepto-Bismol.

The active ingredients contained in Pepto-Bismol Liquid is/are:

Bismuth Subsalicylate.

Pepto-Bismol Liquid also contains the following inactive ingredients to make up the complete product:

Methylcellulose, Purified Water, Aluminium Magnesium Silicate, Sorbic Acid (E200), Methyl Salicylate, Salicylic Acid, Sodium Salicylate, Saccharin Sodium Amaranth (E123) and Benzoic Acid (E210).

Do not take this medicine and speak to your doctor if:

  • You have diarrhoea that started during or after a course of antibiotics
  • You have diarrhoea that contains blood or mucus
  • You have a fever

Pepto-Bismol can discolour the tongue and blacken your stools; this is a temporary condition and is nothing to be concerned about.

You should also consult your doctor if:

  • You are taking any anticoagulants such as warfarin
  • You are on any medication for gout or diabetes
  • You are under 16
  • You are allergic to aspirin or salicylates or any of the ingredients contained in Pepto-Bismol

If you think you have experienced an allergic reaction while using Pepto-Bismol, stop using it immediately and contact your doctor or pharmacist.

UK ORDERS

We offer FREE standard tracked delivery on orders over £40.

The following delivery options are available:

  • Standard Tracked Delivery - 2/3 day delivery - £2.95
  • Express Tracked Delivery - 1/2 day delivery - £4.45
  • Special Delivery (Guaranteed before 1pm) - £8.95
  • Saturday Guaranteed before 1pm - £10.45

All our orders are sent out using Royal Mail. We always aim to dispatch all orders received before 4pm the same working day. Any orders received after 4pm or over the weekend will be dispatched the next working day. Orders will not be dispatched on weekends or bank holidays.

All orders can be fully tracked in your account.

We ensure all parcels are in plain packaging for discreet delivery of your medicines and pharmacy goods.

Deliveries containing pharmacy-only or prescription medicines may require a signature on receipt. 

Delivery is free for all NHS prescriptions.

Please note: Royal Mail do not deliver on Sundays or Bank Holidays - this should be taken into account when ordering. 

If you are not home to accept your delivery, a card should be left by the Royal Mail representative. This card will provide details of where you can collect the order or how to arrange re-delivery.

Should you be unable to collect your missed delivery or arrange for your medication to be redelivered by Royal Mail, the pharmacy can resend your medication to the same, or a different address provided it has been returned to us and this happens within a 30 day window.

Once a package has been shipped with Royal Mail we advise that you are bound to the terms and conditions of their use together with the terms and conditions contained herein.

You have the right to cancel your order up to the point when your treatment is dispatched. The pharmacist must destroy any medication within 30 days of it being returned, even un-opened boxes, so we are not able to offer refunds once your treatment has been dispatched.

 

INTERNATIONAL ORDERS

We are currently unable to ship orders outside of the UK.

We are unable to ship orders to mailing or forwarding houses for onwards shipping to locations outside of the UK.

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