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A 31-year-old member asked:

Is it safe for me to use peptobismol(bismuth subsalicylate) on a trip daily?

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Dr. SG Erman
Dr. SG Ermananswered
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Probably: Pepto may be used for certain infectious diarrhea prevention, on a daily basis for a few days or weeks. It does contain something similar to aspirin, so be sure there are no Aspirin allergies, and no GI system ulcers or bleeding problems. Pepto will turn your bowel movements very dark black.
Last updated Jun 24, 2014


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