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Why does pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) settle stomachs?
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
Pepto Bismol (bismuth subsalicylate): There isn’t certainty about how pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) works but it likely acts as an antimicrobial against some bacteria, reduces GI tract inflammation ; it coats the GI tract preventing excess fluids from being released into the intestines.
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Last updated May 6, 2020
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