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Does Lomotil Or Bismuth Subsalicylate Have Aspirin In It
Is it ok to use aspirin with helidac (bismuth subsalicylate metronidazole and tetracycline) therapy?
Helidac (bismuth subsalicylate metronidazole and tetracycline) therapy: Helidac (bismuth subsalicylate metronidazole and tetracycline) therapy is used to eliminate h pylori, and duedenal ulcer caused bu h pylori. In my view Aspirin be avoidid as it can cause bleeding from the ulcer, if there is one. If there is no ulcer seen on endoscopic exam, than you can use Aspirin with extreme caution if it is absolutely neccessary to be given. ...Read more
Can I take pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) liquid if I am taking daily low dose asprin? (81mg)
Pepto: No.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it okay to take pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) for nausea and diarrhea and aspirin for fever?
Fluids/Tylenol/Pepto: First of all you need fluids and if you are vomiting what you drink you may have to consult doctor to take something to stop the vomiting or IV fluids to prevent dehydration.You may take tylenol (acetaminophen) for temp, pepto bismol though can be taken for mild cases but immodium is a better choice. But if you have high temperature you may need stool culture to rule out salmonela, schigela, e coli or another GI infe. ...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
Nothing: No harm done. Possibly less effective but the military has done study that showed medications just as effective even a decade after expiration date given by manufacturer except a few rare cases such as tetracycline and reconstituted children's liquid antibiotics. So, no worries:) ...Read more
Pepto: May also turn them black in color. ...Read more
Food allergies: Milk, eggs, wheat, soybeans, fish, crustacean shellfish, tree nuts ; peanuts cause 90 % of food allergic reactions. Up to 15 million americans suffer from food allergies ; need to avoid not only certain foods but any ingredient that contains proteins derived from them. In some cases, anaphylaxis can result. See http://www. Boston. Com/lifestyle/health/blog/nutrition/2013/11/the_dangers_of_dining_out. ...Read more
Does pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) help get rid of gas and If it does how Long does it take to work?
Hi! I have recently been vomitting up stomach vile (maybe for the past week) and it's not stopping. Can I take pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) for it?
Having terrible heartburn. I take 20mg Prilosec prescribed everyday. Today its not helping. Can I take pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate)? I've already taken my prilosec?
Needs an EGD: Persistent heartburn while on Omeprazole (prilosec) or other acid blockers needs further testing. Symptoms may be gastric or duodenal ulcers, h pylori infection, hiatal herna, esophageal erosion or ulcers, tumor causing increased acid production and rarely gastric cancer. Avoid the peptobismal and see your familydoctor. ...Read more
Nuclear bone scan: can pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) cause false positive results? False negative results? How likely @ just normal dose pepto (~1000 mg over 2 hours)?
Yes: Pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) contains bismuth which can block the gamma ray photons which form the bone scan image. As a result bones of the lumbar spine or pelvis can show areas of diminished activity (cold spots) on images acquired from the front (anterior) due to bismuth in the bowel. Routine instructions advise against taking pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) for a week before the bone scan. ...Read more
Danger and bismuth: Not really, it does not get absorb to the degree of causing harm. But everything in excess might have some consequence. Common sense should prevail while using any medication. ...Read more
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
Yes: Common side effect; also darkens the tongue (temporarily!). ...Read more
Yes.: There is no interaction.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: It shouldn't-not that I'm aware of.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: No interactions.Get a more detailed answer ›
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