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Kalbeten Forte caplets

Kalbeten Forte caplets
Kalbeten Forte caplets

For relief in cases of diarrhea, nausea, flatulence, colic, cramping abdominal pain, upset stomach and indigestion. It is also used to prevent diarrhea of travelers.


Active Ingredients

Each caplet contains:

Bismuth Subsalicylate 524 mg.


Kalbeten Forte is intended for relief in cases of diarrhea, nausea, flatulence, abdominal cramps, upset stomach and indigestion. As well, Kalbeten Forte used for prevention of traveler's diarrhea.


Swallow the medicine with water.

The caplet can be divided to facilitate swallowing, but both parts must be swallowed together.

The usual dosage is generally:

Adults and children above 12 years of age:

1 caplet as needed, this dosage can be repeated every half hour to an hour, up to 8 times in any 24 hour period.

Do not exceed the recommended dose.

If you forgot to take this medicine at the required time, take a dose as soon as you remember, but never take two doses together!

How can you contribute to the success of the treatment?

In case of diarrhea, drink plenty of caffeine-free fluids in order to make up forthe loss of fluids.

The medicine is intended for adults and children above 12 years of age. For children below 12 years of age, consult a doctor.

Stop taking the medicine and refer to the doctor if signs of the illness (symptoms) worsen or do not improve after two days. Likewise if the diarrhea is accompanied by high fever, if you experience ringing in the ears or loss of hearing.


Do not use Kalbeten Forte if you are sensitive (allergic) to the active ingredient or to any other ingredients contained in the medicine.

Do not use Kalbeten Forte for illnesses accompanied by fever such as flu and chickenpox (for fear of Reye's syndrome).

The medicine contains salicylate. Do not use the medicine if you are allergic to salicylates (including aspirin) or if you are taking other preparations that contains salicylate.

Do not use this medicine if you suffer from a stomach ulcer, bleeding, bloody or black stool.

Before starting treatment with Kalbeten Forte inform the doctor if:

  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding
  • You are suffering, or have suffered in the past, from impaired function of the respiratory system (e.g., asthma), the kidney/urinary tract, the digestive system (e.g., stomach ulcer), the blood system(e.g., coagulation, etc.), gout, dehydration, if you have fever
  • If you are sensitive to any type of food or medicine, in particular to aspirin, inform the doctor before taking the medicine

Do not use this medicine for children and adolescents under 20 years of age suffering from flu chickenpox, or if they have fever or have lost large amounts of fluids.

Do not give to children or adults for treatment of nausea on an organic background.

Do not use the medicine if signs of the illness (symptoms) worsen or do not improve after two days.

Do not use this medicine frequently or for a prolonged period without consulting the doctor.

If you are taking, or have recently taken, other medicines, including non prescription medicines and nutritional supplements, tell the doctor or pharmacist. In particular, inform the

doctor or pharmacist if you are taking aspirin and salicylates, anticoagulants, medicines for gout, probenecid or sulfinpyrazone, tetracyclines, medicines for diabetes, medicines for arthritis.

Do not drink wines or alcoholic beverages during treatment with the medicine.

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, consult a doctor before using the medicine.


Please do not consider this information as an alternative to consulting your physician or pharmacist.

For further information on instructions for use, risks and side effects, please read the patient package insert and consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Read the patient package insert carefully before starting to take any medication.


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