Medique® Diotame

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Product Information

Chewable, sugar-free antacid/diarrhea relief. Soothes irritation with a protective coating action without constipating.

  • Unit dose, tamper-evident dual layer foil packets
  • English and Spanish labeling where possible
 

Each tablet contains:
Bismuth Subsalicylate 262mg (each tablet contains 102mg salicylate)

 

Available in the following package sizes:
*500 (250 x 2's) - Item 22013
100 (50 x 2's) - Item 22033
30 (15 x 2's) - Item 22083 for commissaries
24 (12 x 2's) - Item 22064 for commissaries
4 (2 x 2's) - Item 22070 for vendameds
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Also available in a liquid packet, click here.

 

 

Drug Facts Information

Ingredients

Active ingredient (in each tablet): Bismuth Subsalicylate 262mg
(each tablet contains 102mg salicylate)
Purpose: Upset stomach reliever/antidiarrheal


Inactive ingredients
acacia gum, aspartame, calcium carbonate, D&C red #27, dextrates, flavoring, magnesium stearate, maltodextrin, microcrystalline cellulose, silicon dioxide

Uses

Temporarily relieves
travelers' diarrhea
diarrhea
upset stomach due to overindulgence in food and drink, including
     heartburn
     indigestion
     nausea
     gas
     belching
     fullness

Warnings

Reye’s syndrome: Children and teenagers who have or are recovering from chicken pox or flu-like symptoms should not use this product. When using this product, if changes in behavior with nausea and vomiting occur, consult a doctor because these symptoms could be an early sign of Reye’s Syndrome a rare but serious illness.


Allergy alert: Contains salicylate. Do not take if you are:
allergic to salicylates (including aspirin)
taking other salicylate products


Do not use if you have
bloody or black stool
an ulcer
a bleeding problem


Ask a doctor before use if you have
fever
mucus in the stool


Ask a doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any drug for
anticoagulation (thinning of the blood)
diabetes
gout
arthritis


Stop use and ask a doctor if
symptoms get worse
ringing in the ears or loss of hearing occurs
diarrhea lasts more than 2 days


When using this product a temporary and harmless darkening of the tongue and/or stool may occur. Stool darkening should not be confused with melena.


Keep this and all drugs out of reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, contact a physician or poison control center immediately.

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Directions

■ do not take more than directed
■ chew or dissolve in mouth
■ use until diarrhea stops but not more than 2 days
■ drink plenty of clear fluids to help prevent dehydration, which may accompany diarrhea
■ do not exceed 16 tablets in 24 hours

Adults and children: (12 years and older) Chew 2 tablets every 1/2 to 1 hour or 4 tablets every hour as needed.

Children under 12 years: Do not give to children under 12 years of age.

Other Information

Phenylketonurics: contains phenylalanine 1.1mg per tablet
each tablet contains 73mg of elemental calcium
store at room temperature 59º-86ºF (15º-30ºC)
tamper-evident sealed packets
do not use any opened or torn packets

 

Questions? Please contact us at 1-800-634-7680

Medique Products takes great care to ensure that the product you take is completely safe. This website contains current product information as of 9/1/17 and may differ from the information on the product packaging you may have.

 

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