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Dr. John Landi
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Is it ok to take gravol and pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) together?

Is it ok to take gravol and pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) together?

Drug interaction : There are no listed interactions between these two medications(gravol & pepto bismol). ...Read more

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Is it safe to take dimenhydrinate (for motion sickness) and pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) together?

Is it safe to take dimenhydrinate (for motion sickness) and pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) together?

Yes.: Pepto is not absorbed by the intestines to any signifcant extent. There should be no issues with the two drugs. ...Read more

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I have Pepto bismol with an experation date of 2013, is it still safe to take?

I have Pepto bismol with an experation date of 2013, is it still safe to take?

Safe: There is nothing in this that will degrade in a dangerous manner. You may safely drink pepto bismol that is several years expired. ...Read more

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Can I take pepcid ac and pepto bismol together?

Can I take pepcid ac and pepto bismol together?

Should be ok if...: If a person had no problems taking Pepcid AC in the recent past for some medical condition, and separately had no problem taking Pepto-Bismol in the recent past, then she should be ok taking the medications at the same time. If worried, she can ask her doctor who prescribed the medications. Sometimes, a brand name (such as Pepto-Bismol) changes its ingredients as the years go by. ...Read more

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Is pepto bismol safe to, take with zantac (ranitidine)?

Considered safe: There is generally no evidence of adverse reactions when taking pepto bismol with zantac (ranitidine). Consult with your doctor as always. ...Read more

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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

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Can I take Pepcid (famotidine) and pepto bismol together?

Can I take Pepcid (famotidine) and pepto bismol together?

Drug interaction: You certainly can. However, it is possible that, taken too closely, the absorption of Pepcid (famotidine) might be decreased. So, space the dosing interval. ...Read more

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Can I take Zofran (ondansetron) and pepto bismol together?

Can I take Zofran (ondansetron) and pepto bismol together?

Should be fine: The zofran (ondansetron) is for nausea and vomiting and you should wait at least 1/2 hour after using it in the disolvable form before using the pepto ...Read more

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I have pepto-bismol which has been expired since 11/2015 is it still fine to take for nausea?

I have pepto-bismol which has been expired since 11/2015 is it still fine to take for nausea?

Not a problem: The ingredients will be insufficiently changed from that expiration date to make a difference. You can take this and get the desired effect without worry. ...Read more

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Pepto bismol bottle says do not take with ulcer...why?

Salycilate: Pepto contains bismuth subsalycilate. Aspirin is also a salycilate. Because they both have that in them, it was assumed(a long time ago) that it might cause more bleeding, but that has never been proven. Pepto also turns the stool black. Ulcer bleeding can also turn the stool black. So, pepto covers up an important sign of bleeding ulcer complacation. Single use not bad, chronic use not good ...Read more

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Is it okay to take a pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) that expired in 2011 ?

Is it okay to take a pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) that expired in 2011
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Yes: Will not hurt and may help. Medication is usually effective for 1-2 years after the expiratory date. If there is no benefit you will need to get new. Check it out with the pharmacist as well. All the best. ...Read more

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Can I take pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) that expired in April and is open?

Can I take pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) that expired in April and is open?

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

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How long does it take for Pepto Bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) tablets to start working?

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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How long after the expiration date is pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) safe to take?

Not recommended: To take any medication past its expiration date due to decreases efficacy. ...Read more

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What will happen if I take pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) for more than the 2 days it recommends?

Aspirin Toxicity: Pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) can cause some Aspirins like effects such as easy bleeding or bruising (though this is quite rare), ringing of the ears, and eventual stomach irritation.
Pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) will turn your stools black and can do the same to your tongue as well. The warning is on there because ongoing diarrhea is a sign you should seek medical attention and not continue simply taking over the counter medicine. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take pepto-bismol with an antibiotic? Will it interfere with the absorption of the antibiotic?

Is it okay to take pepto-bismol with an antibiotic? Will it interfere with the absorption of the antibiotic?

Ok to take with pept: It's okay to take with pepto-bismal. Reigems to treat helicobacter pylori may call for peptobismal to be part of treatment regimen. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Pepto Bismol (Definition)

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