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GERI-PECTATE VANILLA FLAVOR (Geri-Care Pharmaceuticals, Corp)

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LIQUID 355 mL in 1 BOTTLE (57896-391-12) Label Information

Complete GERI-PECTATE VANILLA FLAVOR Information

  • Active ingredient (in each 15 mL Tbsp)

    Bismuth subsalicylate 262 mg


  • Purposes

    antidiarrheal
    upset stomach reliever


  • Uses

    • relieves diarrhea
    • relieves upset stomach and nausea associated with it


  • 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

    • an ulcer
    • a bleeding problem
    • bloody or black stool

    Ask a doctor before use if you have

    • fever
    • mucus in the stool

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking any drug for

    • anticoagulation (thinning the blood)
    • diabetes
    • gout
    • arthritis

    When using this product a temporary, but harmless, darkening of the stool and/or tongue may occur

    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

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

    Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a

    Poison Control Center right away.


  • Directions

    • shake well before using
    • for accurate dosing, use dose cup
    • drink plenty of clear fluids to help prevent dehydration caused by diarrhea

    adults and children 12 years and over

    • take 2 tablespoonfuls (30 mL)
    • repeat dose every 1/2 hour to 1 hour as needed
    • do not exceed 8 doses (16 Tbsp or 240 mL) in 24 hours
    • use until diarrhea stops but not more than 2 days

    children under 12 years:ask a doctor


  • Other information

    • each 15 mL tablespoon contains: salicylate 130mg, sodium 10 mg
    • protect from freezing
    • avoid excessive heat (over 104F or 40C)
    • visit www.info-xtra.com for health information

  • Inactive ingredients

    caramel, carboxymethylcellulose sodium, flavor, microcrystalline cellulose, purified water, sodium salicylate, sorbic acid, sucrose, titanium dioxide, xanthan gum


  • package Label

    Geri-pectate vanilla label


  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    GERI-PECTATE VANILLA FLAVOR 
    bismuth subsalicylate liquid
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:57896-391
    Route of Administration ORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    BISMUTH SUBSALICYLATE (UNII: 62TEY51RR1) (SALICYLIC ACID - UNII:O414PZ4LPZ, BISMUTH CATION - UNII:ZS9CD1I8YE) BISMUTH SUBSALICYLATE 262 mg  in 15 mL
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    CARAMEL (UNII: T9D99G2B1R)  
    CARBOXYMETHYLCELLULOSE SODIUM (UNII: K679OBS311)  
    CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE (UNII: OP1R32D61U)  
    WATER (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
    SODIUM SALICYLATE (UNII: WIQ1H85SYP)  
    SORBIC ACID (UNII: X045WJ989B)  
    SUCROSE (UNII: C151H8M554)  
    TITANIUM DIOXIDE (UNII: 15FIX9V2JP)  
    XANTHAN GUM (UNII: TTV12P4NEE)  
    Product Characteristics
    Color white (light tan) Score     
    Shape Size
    Flavor VANILLA Imprint Code
    Contains     
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:57896-391-12 355 mL in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product 12/01/2010
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    OTC monograph final part335 01/01/2000
    Labeler - Geri-Care Pharmaceuticals, Corp (611196254)
    Registrant - GCP Laboratories (965480861)
    Establishment
    Name Address ID/FEI Business Operations
    GCP LABORATORIES 965480861 manufacture(57896-391)