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Bismuth subsalicylate is the active ingredient in Pepto Bismol and its genetic competitors. It helps relieve gastrointestinal distress such as diarrhea or nauseousness.

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Q: What is the active ingredient and it's chemical formula in Pepto Bismol and equvalent generic brands?
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