Pepto-Bismol is an over-the-counter product intended to control the symptoms of diarrhea. Pepto-Bismol is also known by its drug name, Bismuth subsalicylate.
Pepto-Bismol is an antacid and antidiarrheal. It is believed that Pepto-Bismol works by coating the digestive system tissues, reducing inflammation, and stimulating absorption of fluids.
How do I take it?
When taking Pepto-Bismol, follow the instructions on the package or those given to you by your doctor.
Pepto-Bismol comes in caplet, chewable tablet, and oral solution forms.
The FDA-approved label for Pepto-Bismol lists no common side effects.
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Pepto-Bismol – Procter & Gamble