NDC 55505-199 Kaopectate Peppermint Flavor Anti Diarrheal

Bismuth Subsalicylate Liquid Oral - View Dosage, Usage, Ingredients, Routes, UNII

Product Information

NDC Product Code:
55505-199
Proprietary Name:
Kaopectate Peppermint Flavor Anti Diarrheal
Non-Proprietary Name: [1]
Bismuth Subsalicylate
Substance Name: [2]
Bismuth Subsalicylate
NDC Directory Status:
Human Otc Drug
Product Type: [3]
ACTIVE PRODUCT INCLUDED in the NDC Directory
Dosage Form:
Liquid - A dosage form consisting of a pure chemical in its liquid1 state. This dosage form term should not be applied to solutions.
Administration Route(s): [4]
  • Oral - Administration to or by way of the mouth.
  • Labeler Name: [5]
    Kramer Laboratories
    Labeler Code:
    55505
    FDA Application Number: [6]
    M008
    Marketing Category: [8]
    OTC MONOGRAPH DRUG -
    Start Marketing Date: [9]
    10-01-2020
    Listing Expiration Date: [11]
    12-31-2024
    Exclude Flag: [12]
    N
    Code Structure:
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    Product Characteristics

    Flavor(s):
    PEPPERMINT (C73408)

    Product Packages

    NDC Code 55505-199-36

    Package Description: 236 mL in 1 BOTTLE

    NDC Code 55505-199-64

    Package Description: 325 mL in 1 BOTTLE

    Product Details

    What is NDC 55505-199?

    The NDC code 55505-199 is assigned by the FDA to the product Kaopectate Peppermint Flavor Anti Diarrheal which is a human over the counter drug product labeled by Kramer Laboratories. The generic name of Kaopectate Peppermint Flavor Anti Diarrheal is bismuth subsalicylate. The product's dosage form is liquid and is administered via oral form. The product is distributed in 2 packages with assigned NDC codes 55505-199-36 236 ml in 1 bottle , 55505-199-64 325 ml in 1 bottle . This page includes all the important details about this product, including active and inactive ingredients, pharmagologic classes, product uses and characteristics, UNII information and RxNorm crosswalk.

    What are the uses for Kaopectate Peppermint Flavor Anti Diarrheal?

    This medication is used to treat occasional upset stomach, heartburn, and nausea. It is also used to treat diarrhea and help prevent travelers' diarrhea. It works by helping to slow the growth of bacteria that might be causing the diarrhea. This product should not be used to self-treat diarrhea if you also have a fever or blood/mucus in the stools. These could be signs of a serious health condition. Consult your doctor promptly for proper evaluation and treatment if you have these symptoms. This medication is used under a doctor's direction with other medication to treat stomach ulcers caused by a certain bacteria (Helicobacter pylori). Do not use this medication to self-treat ulcers. Bismuth subsalicylate is a salicylate. Salicylates can cause serious bleeding problems when used alone in patients with ulcers. Check the ingredients on the label even if you have used the product before. The manufacturer may have changed the ingredients. Also, products with similar names may contain different ingredients meant for different purposes. Taking the wrong product could harm you.

    What are Kaopectate Peppermint Flavor Anti Diarrheal Active Ingredients?

    An active ingredient is the substance responsible for the medicinal effects of a product specified by the substance's molecular structure or if the molecular structure is not known, defined by an unambiguous definition that identifies the substance. Each active ingredient name is the preferred term of the UNII code submitted.

    Which are Kaopectate Peppermint Flavor Anti Diarrheal UNII Codes?

    The UNII codes for the active ingredients in this product are:

    Which are Kaopectate Peppermint Flavor Anti Diarrheal Inactive Ingredients UNII Codes?

    The inactive ingredients are all the component of a medicinal product OTHER than the active ingredient(s). The acronym "UNII" stands for “Unique Ingredient Identifier” and is used to identify each inactive ingredient present in a product. The UNII codes for the inactive ingredients in this product are:

    What is the NDC to RxNorm Crosswalk for Kaopectate Peppermint Flavor Anti Diarrheal?

    RxNorm is a normalized naming system for generic and branded drugs that assigns unique concept identifier(s) known as RxCUIs to NDC products.The NDC to RxNorm Crosswalk for this produdct indicates multiple concept unique identifiers (RXCUIs) are associated with this product:
    • RxCUI: 308762 - bismuth subsalicylate 525 MG in 30 mL Oral Suspension
    • RxCUI: 308762 - bismuth subsalicylate 17.5 MG/ML Oral Suspension
    • RxCUI: 308762 - bismuth subsalicylate 1.75 % Oral Suspension
    • RxCUI: 308762 - bismuth subsalicylate 262 MG per 15 ML Oral Suspension
    • RxCUI: 308762 - bismuth subsalicylate 524 MG per 30 ML Oral Suspension

    Which are the Pharmacologic Classes for Kaopectate Peppermint Flavor Anti Diarrheal?

    A pharmacologic class is a group of drugs that share the same scientifically documented properties. The following is a list of the reported pharmacologic class(es) corresponding to the active ingredients of this product.

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    Patient Education

    Bismuth Subsalicylate


    Bismuth subsalicylate is used to treat diarrhea, heartburn, and upset stomach in adults and children 12 years of age and older. Bismuth subsalicylate is in a class of medications called antidiarrheal agents. It works by decreasing the flow of fluids and electrolytes into the bowel, reduces inflammation within the intestine, and may kill the organisms that can cause diarrhea.
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    Product Footnotes

    [1] What is the Non-Proprietary Name? - The non-proprietary name is sometimes called the generic name. The generic name usually includes the active ingredient(s) of the product.

    [2] What is the Substance Name? - An active ingredient is the substance responsible for the medicinal effects of a product specified by the substance's molecular structure or if the molecular structure is not known, defined by an unambiguous definition that identifies the substance. Each active ingredient name is the preferred term of the UNII code submitted.

    [3] What kind of product is this? - Indicates the type of product, such as Human Prescription Drug or Human Over the Counter Drug. This data element matches the “Document Type” field of the Structured Product Listing.

    [4] What are the Administration Routes? - The translation of the route code submitted by the firm, indicating route of administration.

    [5] What is the Labeler Name? - Name of Company corresponding to the labeler code segment of the Product NDC.

    [6] What is the FDA Application Number? - This corresponds to the NDA, ANDA, or BLA number reported by the labeler for products which have the corresponding Marketing Category designated. If the designated Marketing Category is OTC Monograph Final or OTC Monograph Not Final, then the Application number will be the CFR citation corresponding to the appropriate Monograph (e.g. “part 341”). For unapproved drugs, this field will be null.

    [8] What is the Marketing Category? - Product types are broken down into several potential Marketing Categories, such as NDA/ANDA/BLA, OTC Monograph, or Unapproved Drug. One and only one Marketing Category may be chosen for a product, not all marketing categories are available to all product types. Currently, only final marketed product categories are included. The complete list of codes and translations can be found at www.fda.gov/edrls under Structured Product Labeling Resources.

    [9] What is the Start Marketing Date? - This is the date that the labeler indicates was the start of its marketing of the drug product.

    [11] What is the Listing Expiration Date? - This is the date when the listing record will expire if not updated or certified by the product labeler.

    [12] What is the NDC Exclude Flag? - This field indicates whether the product has been removed/excluded from the NDC Directory for failure to respond to FDA"s requests for correction to deficient or non-compliant submissions ("Y"), or because the listing certification is expired ("E"), or because the listing data was inactivated by FDA ("I"). Values = "Y", "N", "E", or "I".