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can you take imodium with pepto bismol

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
43 years experience Pharmacology
Pepto + Imodium (loperamide): This should be no problem and often these two drugs are prescribed together. I would recommend that you space each drug as far apart from the other d ... Read More
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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
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Pepto-bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) and Imodium (loperamide) have no interactions. They can be taken together.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
44 years experience Travel Medicine
Effective at which?: Kaopectate basically is pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate). Both have bismuth salicylic acid which may have some antibacterial properties. Both are ... Read More
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Dr. Anthony Leazzo
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Yes: No interactions.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Pepto-bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) and Imodium (loperamide) have no interactions. Can be taken together.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marino Tavarez
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For diarrhea: I find Imodium (loperamide) is more effective
A 77-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Stomach meds: You should be able to take both. Pepto is like an antacid and Imodium (loperamide) is an antispasmodic to relax the gut.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Pepto...: Always pepto........
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