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Doctor insights on: Bismuth Subsalicylate Uses

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Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Bismuth Subsalicylate (Definition)

Bismuth subsalicylate is an anticholinergic agent which is a kind of anti-Parkinson's drug ...Read more


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Does maalox contain bismuth subsalicylate?

Does maalox contain bismuth subsalicylate?

No: It does not. There a few different maalox preparations containing aluminum hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide, simethicone or calcium carbonate. ...Read more

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Is pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) good for food posioning?

Is pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) good for food posioning?

It's controversial. : It used to be thought it was better to let your system 'cleanse itself ' without medication, but studies have shown this to not be true. Pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) can help decrease vomiting, diarrhea, & cramping in some. Please take only as directed & avoid if you are allergic to aspirin. Stay hydrated! simple 'food poisoning' should resolve within 24-48 hrs. If not better by then, or bleeding, see a doc. ...Read more

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Can pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) and/or cranberries KILL helicobacter pylori?

Can pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) and/or cranberries KILL helicobacter pylori?

Yes: Pepto-bismol is part of a quadruple antibiotic therapy used in treatment of H.pylori and the regular consumption of cranberry juice has been found by research to suppress the infection in communities. ...Read more

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Can pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) interact with cialis?

Can pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) interact with cialis?

See below: As far as i can detect, there are no significant interactions between these two drugs per the pdr. ...Read more

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Is pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) a type of antacid?

Is pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) a type of antacid?

Yes: It is a long established liquid product that aids in digestive upset. ...Read more

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Why does pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) settle stomachs?

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. ...Read more

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Can u take zegerid with pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate)?

Yes: there should be no interactions between the two medicines. See your doctor if they don't work, however. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Jerome Zacks
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Pepto Bismol (Definition)

Pepto-Bismol is an anti-diarrheal agent which is a ...Read more