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Alka seltzer and pepto bismol together

A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Sure. One dose of Pepto Bismol should not preclude your taking Alka Seltzer at night. If your stomach issues continue please see your doctor for a c... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Safe: I see no interaction problems taking these medications except that zantac and pepcid are basically the same type of medication and it is unnecessary t... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Flu Season: There is nothing in your question to imply a life threatening condition requiring the emergency room. I would call the family clinic tomorrow if the ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine 45 years experience
All: Depends on what your "indigestion" is. Tums (calcium carbonate) for gerd or heartburn or excess acid, pepto for upset stomach or loose stools
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 46 years experience
No: Both pepto bishop and alka seltzer contain aspirin which could be toxic. Use the Omeprazole with 1 or the other. Take the correct dose. All the best!
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Yes: Pepto-bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) and Imodium (loperamide) have no interactions. They can be taken together.
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Should be ok if...: If a person had no problems taking Pepcid AC in the recent past for some medical condition, and separately had no problem taking Pepto-Bismol in the r... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Yes: Although not at the same exact time, taking Pepto Max and Tylenol should not be a problem.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arold Augustin
33 years experience
Drug interaction: You certainly can. However, it is possible that, taken too closely, the absorption of Pepcid (famotidine) might be decreased. So, space the dosing int... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Melaragno
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Should be fine: The zofran (ondansetron) is for nausea and vomiting and you should wait at least 1/2 hour after using it in the disolvable form before using the pepto