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i found some pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) pills that i bought almost exactly one year ago. i can't find an expiration date on the bottle. are they still ok take?

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Dr. Pradeep Parihar
30 years experience Family Medicine
Stomachache : Should be okay but could ask with pharmacist at local store
Answered on Apr 20, 2016

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