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Pepto bismol how long does it take to work

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
Phlebology 30 years experience
Not very well: Pepto Bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) can soothe an upset stomach and help treat some stomach infections but it doesnt help stomach gas that much. Si... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 46 years experience
Peptobismol: Bismuth sub salicylate has been stated to treat many gastrointestinal disorders. It is pink and you can buy it over the counter. It does contain aspir... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 11 years experience
It may not: Pepto may not be strong enough to counteract damage done by the nsaid. If the pain has worsened suddenly, consider visiting the ED for an evaluation ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Williams
Pediatrics 40 years experience
Pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate): There should be a dose on the bottle, labelled '12 years and older'.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Usually 20-30 min : For most people it takes effect within the hour. If your symptoms persist after taking the medication I would follow up with your PCP to make sure n... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derek Farley
Urgent Care 25 years experience
Depends...: For gastritis, dyspepsia: within minutes. For diarrhea, generally longer (has a weak effect on diarrhea).
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 46 years experience
No: Both pepto bishop and alka seltzer contain aspirin which could be toxic. Use the Omeprazole with 1 or the other. Take the correct dose. All the best!
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
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 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
I can think of no reason you cannot. But always go to drugs.com and enter every thing you take to get all possible interactions.
A female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
No problem: They can be taken together -- indeed, Pepto Bismol and other antacids may reduce the gastrointestinal cramps and upset that can occur with azithromyci... Read More