A 20-year-old female asked:
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i woke up today with pain in my stomach and it has lasted all day i had an 200 mg advil (ibuprofen) before bed with food should i take a pepto bismol?

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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: But I would take Pepcid (famotidine) complete instead. If pain persists, see the doctor,
Answered on Mar 12, 2016
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Ok: Ok but be warned that your bowel movements may turn black from peptobismol.
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