Top
10
Doctor insights on: Can A Pregnant Woman Take Pepto Bismol

Share
1

1
Can a woman that's nursing take pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate)?

Can a woman that's nursing take pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate)?

Not recommended: Recommend against use of pepto - bismol by nursing mothers because some may be excreted into breast milk. The salicylate in the pepto- bismol could put the baby at risk for development of reye’s syndrome. ...Read more

Dr. Austina Cho
4 doctors shared insights

Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


3

3
Can u give a pregnant women pepto-bismol? My niece is 12 weeks along and has been vomition eveytime she eats. Not a lot comes up. She can't even keep down the flintstones vitamins today. Would it be safe for her to take pepto-bismol for a couple days till

Can u give a pregnant women pepto-bismol? My niece is 12 weeks along and has been vomition eveytime she eats. Not a lot comes up. She can't even keep down the flintstones vitamins today. Would it be safe for her to take pepto-bismol for a couple days till

Pepto-Bismol : Pepto-bismol is categorized as a "class c" drug in pregnancy and should only be taken if specifically instructed to do so by your doctor. Only "class a and class b" medications are safe to take during pregnancy without a doctor's consent. 5 safe things your niece can do for her pregnancy associated nausea are: - ginger - such as ginger tea or ginger ale - saltine crackers - they absorb stomach acid and can help nausea - eat small amounts of food frequently - eating too much food at once can trigger vomiting - avoid odors that make you nauseous - acupressure bands - there is a pressure point on the wrist that can alleviate nausea that an acupressure wrist band can trigger. ...Read more

4

4
Is it better to take pepto-bismol before or after meals?

Is it better to take pepto-bismol before or after meals?

Before.: One hour to 30m before, so it can protect your stomach. Diluted out after a meal. ...Read more

6

6
Can i take pepto bismol while taking coumadin (warfarin)?

Can i take pepto bismol while taking coumadin (warfarin)?

May interfere: Absorption , including some antacids may bind and prevent absorption of Coumadin (warfarin) loose effectiveness , speak to your doctor. ...Read more

7

7
Can I take simethone with pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate)?

Can I take simethone with pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate)?

Yes: Simethicone breaks up gas bubbles. Peptobismol is bismuth and aspirin, meant to soothe your stomach and improve diarrhea. There is no interaction between the two. ...Read more

9

9
Is it okay to take an expired pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate)?

No harm done: The actual shelf life of Pepto-Bismol is a lot greater than what is indicated by the expiration date. Old Pepto Bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) may lose some of its efficacy, but there are no other significant untoward effects. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
If you took pepto bismol can you take imodium (loperamide) the same day?

Pepto + Imodium (loperamide): This should be no problem and often these two drugs are prescribed together. I would recommend that you space each drug as far apart from the other drug as possible. This way the pepto bismol will not interfere with the system absorption of the imodium (loperamide). ...Read more

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
257 doctors shared insights

Pepto Bismol (Definition)

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