A 20-year-old female asked:
Why should patients avoid asa while taking pepto-bismol?
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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 increase your risk for side effects like bleeding in your stomach. This is especially true if you have clotting problems like von willibrand factor deficiency.
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Last updated Jun 21, 2021
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