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Does pepto bismol contain aspirin

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryant Cary
Pharmacology 9 years experience
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
Dr. David Malpass
Pediatric Cardiology 34 years experience
? Risk for toxicity: Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) and pepto-bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) are both salicylates. Taking both may increase the risk for toxicity.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
If you are: Allergic to salcylates (such as aspirin) please be aware that pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) contains subsalicylate.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Trananswered
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Yes: yes, once in a while, but if your stool turns dark, you won‘t be able to tell if it is from too much salicylate-caused bleeding or just from pepto bis... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Fluids/Tylenol/Pepto: First of all you need fluids and if you are vomiting what you drink you may have to consult doctor to take something to stop the vomiting or IV fluids... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
??-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 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Peptobismul and ASA: The use of peptobismol is contra-indicated in people with Aspirin allergy or sensitivity. Peptobismol contains bismuth subsalicylate. Aspirin is a s... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
NSAID allergy: I would not dismiss hives as minor, they can lead to an anaphylactic reaction if the reaction progresses. If you already have hives to 2 nsaids i woul... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
No - Pepto Bismol (bismuth subsalicylate): Is used to treat diarrhea, nausea, heartburn ; indigestion.
A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Salycilate: Pepto contains bismuth subsalycilate. Aspirin is also a salycilate. Because they both have that in them, it was assumed(a long time ago) that it migh... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
May interfere: Absorption , including some antacids may bind and prevent absorption of Coumadin (warfarin) loose effectiveness , speak to your doctor.
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