A 41-year-old member asked:
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is it better to take pepto-bismol before or after meals?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Before.: One hour to 30m before, so it can protect your stomach. Diluted out after a meal.
Answered on Jan 9, 2020

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Depends on the dose: At the recommended dosing, it's probably ok

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