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can you take pepto bismol while on antibiotics

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Dr. John cuong Doan
18 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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Baughn
48 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: No problem.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fine
35 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
35 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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 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 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Imodium (loperamide) A-D ?: Pepto-bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) and Imodium (loperamide) have no interactions. They can be taken together.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
48 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: It should be no problem as long as it hasn't expired yet.
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Dr. Anthony Leazzo
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Yes: No interactions.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: No problem using both medications together.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
28 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: One h.Pylori treatment regime would use peptobismo and prilosec.
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