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Can u take pepto while on antibiotics

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Dr. Steven Baughn
47 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: No problem.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fine
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Ok to take with pept: It's okay to take with pepto-bismal. Reigems to treat helicobacter pylori may call for peptobismal to be part of treatment regimen.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
When appropriate:: With travel to places where bacterial diarrhea is common. For viral diarrhea, pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) alone is better.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Probably.: Of the "major" drug interactions with bismuth subsalicylate, none involves an antibiotic.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Wigneswaran
25 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Diarrhea: The answer is it depends. If you do not have an infection, then peptobismol, could help. However if you have an infection related to antibiotic use, ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Antibiotics+diarrhea: If a medication causes nausea, that usually happens right away, within an hour of the first dose. Diarrhea can start after a longer period of time - f ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
You should take: Pepto Bismol first then wait 3 hours before you take other medications. Or do the reverse. Pepto Bismol does affect the absorption rate and mechanis ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Conflict: Pepto Bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) can deactivate antibiotic. Report its use to the Dentist that prescribed the antibiotic. Antibiotic will not cu ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
It depends...: ...a lot on the particular antibitoic(s) you are taking. Some can be taken with food or antacids to reduced stomach upset, but there are a few for whi ... Read More
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