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can I take ibuprofen with pepto bismol

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
It may not: Pepto may not be strong enough to counteract damage done by the nsaid. If the pain has worsened suddenly, consider visiting the ED for an evaluation ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
23 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, can combine: Advil (ibuprofen) is an NSAID, it works to reduce inflammation and fever. Pepto Bismol has an ingredient that is related to Apirin, which also reduces ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Advil/Pepto: Should be ok.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: But I would take Pepcid (famotidine) complete instead. If pain persists, see the doctor,
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Stop ibuprofen: Stop taking Ibuprofen and use Tylenol instead Your stomach is sensitive to it , and you may develop gastritis or ulcers
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Ok: Ok but be warned that your bowel movements may turn black from peptobismol.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
There : There are many possible causes of lower abdominal pain. These include urinary tract infection (uti), peptic ulcer, infection, ovarian cysts, etc. Etc. ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Black stools: Black stools can be caused by both internal bleeding from the upper digestive tract and by Pepto-Bismol. If you are sure that your stool was checked f ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Headache /stomach: Advil can cause gastritis which often causes a headache. I could not comment on the reason for your upset stomach, but I recommend Pepto bismol for pa ... Read More
A 9-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Avoid pepto: Motrin is fine as needed.In general we do not recommend the products that contain salycalates (pepto) under the age of 16 due to a link with Reye syn ... Read More

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