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A 40-year-old female asked:

Is imodium easier on the stomach than pepto bismol, since pepto contains salycilates?

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Family Medicine 48 years experience
??-Pepto: Bismuth subsalicylate, sold under the brand name Pepto-Bismol, is an antacid medication used to treat temporary discomforts of the stomach and gastrointestinal tract, such as diarrhea, indigestion, heartburn and nausea. Commonly known as pink bismuth, it is also sometimes the active ingredient in Kaopectate.

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