bismuth subsalicylate - oral, Pepto-Bismol, Pink Bismuth (cont.)
NOTES: If your doctor prescribes this medication for you, do not share it with others.If you are taking this medication for diarrhea, drink plenty of water to decrease the risk of a severe loss of body water (dehydration). Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details.
MISSED DOSE: If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.
STORAGE: Store at room temperature between 68-77 degrees F (20-25 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Do not freeze. Do not store in the bathroom.Different products may have different storage needs. Refer to storage information printed on the package. If you have any questions about storage, ask your pharmacist. Keep all medications and herbal products away from children and pets.Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.
Last Editorial Review: 8/24/2012
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