What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Pink Bismuth Extra Strength Suspension to Children or the Elderly?

If you are PREGNANT

  • FDB Only When Necessary: DO NOT USE FOR LONG PERIODS OR IN HIGH DOSES

If you are NURSING

  • Absolute Contraindication: ONE REPORT OF METABOL ACIDOSIS W/ASA;RISK OF REYE'S SYN W/VIRAL ILLNESS/FEVER

If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Increased risk of fecal impaction. Sensitivity to toxic effects more likely.

Giving Pink Bismuth Extra Strength Suspension to a child under 12

  • Severe Precaution: Do not use in current or recovery from varicella or influenza illness.

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