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Can You Take Pepto Bismol While On Antibiotics
Yes: alternative: A better alternative would be forcing 2 type of fluids: electrolyte rich ( powerade, gatorade, vitamin water) and protein rich fluids ( broth, boullion, consume') along with Imodium (loperamide) ad as directed. Pepto bismol is bismuth which cannot hurt you- but can make your tongue turn black. ...Read more
Age? indication?: If you're >12 years old, for acute diarrhea, the dose is 2 tabs or 30 ccs every 30-60 minutes as needed with a 24 hour maximum of 16 tabs or 240 ccs. For h. Pylori infection, the dose is 2 tabs or 30 ccs four times a day for 10-28 days. If you have kidney disease, you should avoid it all together or be under medical supervision. ...Read more
Peptobismul: That should not be a problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Advil (ibuprofen): Unless there is a specific contraindication you should be fine. ...Read more
Yes: It should be no problem as long as it hasn't expired yet. ...Read more
According to ...: ... Drugs.Com: "azithromycin has been assigned to pregnancy category b by the fda. Animal studies failed to reveal evidence of fetotoxicity. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Azithromycin should only be given during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.". ...Read more
Yes.What sxs to fix?: Your choice of probiotics may depend on what symptoms you have, & how long you are on antibiotics. Also, different probiotics work in different ways. Lactobacillus and acidophilus grow rapidly to crowd out "bad" bacteria, bifidobacter helps reduce "gas", and sacchromyces boulardes retards the growth of clostridum difficile and has the added advantage of being relatively antibiotic resistant. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it ok to take pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) and 800mg ibuprofen at the same time; to prevent stomach upset?
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