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does pepto bismol contain aspirin

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
No: It does not.

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryant Cary
8 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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Dr. David Malpass
33 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
? 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. Videh Mahajan
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Pepto: No.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
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 Tran answered
16 years experience Family Medicine
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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Pepto effect: Stop pepto and ASA, see what happens....
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
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
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
Not usually: Not likely but not designed to be used all the time. Eat a healthy diet and exercise and drink water
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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 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
33 years experience Bariatrics
See below: 30 ml dose cup contains: - magnesium 25 mg - sodium 8 mg. - salicylate 261 mg. I would not take it if you have allergy to aspirin. Just my thou ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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

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