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is there bismuth subsalicylate in maalox?

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Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
Gastroenterology 22 years experience
No: Bismuth subsalicylate is found in peptobismol. Maalox is magnesium and aluminum hydroxide.

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Does maalox contain bismuth subsalicylate?

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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Gastroenterology 27 years experience
No: It does not. There a few different maalox preparations containing aluminum hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide, simethicone or calcium carbonate.

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