A 25-year-old female asked:
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is it ok to take pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) and 800mg ibuprofen at the same time; to prevent stomach upset?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Ok: Ok but be warned that your bowel movements may turn black from peptobismol.
Answered on Sep 25, 2019
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Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
And if you take ibuprofen for menstrual pain, remember it prolongs bleeding.
Feb 28, 2014

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