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can you eat after taking pepto bismol

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
22 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: It sounds like you may have a case of traveller's diarrhea. It usually arises from unsanitary handling of food, and lasts 3-7 days. Pepto-Bismol and ... Read More

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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Pepto bismol: Yes ,Pepto bismol may be taken after you eat
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Avoid mixing two: Pepto bismal contains salicylates which cause some degree of gastritis(stomach irritation). Alcohol has similar effect on the lining of the stomach. T ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Pepto bismal can cause stool to turn black.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryant Cary
7 years experience Pharmacology
similar drugs: The active ingredient in pepto, bismuth subsalicylate, is chemically very similar to Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid). Taking the two together could inc ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenny Chuu
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends on the dose: At the recommended dosing, it's probably ok
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Safe: There is nothing in this that will degrade in a dangerous manner. You may safely drink pepto bismol that is several years expired.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Baughn
47 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: No problem.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
May interfere: Absorption , including some antacids may bind and prevent absorption of Coumadin (warfarin) loose effectiveness , speak to your doctor.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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??-Pepto: Bismuth subsalicylate, sold under the brand name Pepto-Bismol, is an antacid medication used to treat temporary discomforts of the stomach and gastroi ... Read More

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