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Can A Pregnant Woman Take Pepto Bismol
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
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
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
Yes: It is safe to take.Get a more detailed answer ›
Im37 weeks pregnant anand took pepto bismol tablet not realizing they were on the list of medicine not to take. Now im worried it has hurt baby.
I have stomach issues and always take Prilosec but sometimes that's not always good enough. Why can't i take pepto bismol while pregnant? I need it!
I left my pepto bismol chewable tablets in the car for about 2 hours today. It was 75 degrees out. Are they still okay to take?
NO: Pepto-bismol's active ingredient is bismuth subsalicylate; this is a chemical combination of bismuth metal & subsalicylate. Heating pepto-bismol separates the metallic portion of the salicycyate & then you absorb too much of the metal which can be toxic. If temperature is 75 outside inside the car can reach over 100. So do not use those pills. Generally never leave any medications inside a car i. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I guess you could: but I would avoid it. I'm of the opinion that suspensions should be discarded by the expiration date. I'm ok with expired tablets by several months however as a rule of thumb, if you don't have to take expired medications--don't. ...Read more
Usually 20-30 min : For most people it takes effect within the hour. If your symptoms persist after taking the medication I would follow up with your PCP to make sure nothing else going on ...Read more
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