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Pepto Bismol And Birth Control
No: It shouldn't-not that I'm aware of.Get a more detailed answer ›
Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more
I'm on linessa combination b.C pills and sometimes I take pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) when im nauseous. Does pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) affect birth control pills?
I took pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) right before I took my yasmine birth control is that okay?
May affect absorption: Pepto-bismol may affect the absorption of medications if taken immediately after. ...Read more
I took pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) like four minutes before I tookmy yasmine birth control would it affect the absorption?
Usually not advised: Taking other medications with pepto bismal is not advised bismuth compound, salicylates in it interfere absorption, especially antibiotics, like tetracyclines, speak to your doctor ...Read more
Yes you can: No interactions. Good that you asked always exercise caution with multiple medications especially if you are on anxiolytics/antipsychotics, anticoagulants or antibiotics, best wishes ...Read more
See below: IN Nexium, it is esomeprazole, a proton pump inhibitor. Stomach acids contain hydrogen, a proton. So the proton pump inhibitor decreases transfer of hydrogen to the inside of stomach to make acids. Pepto bismol contains bismuth subsalicylate and it decreases also the secretion of acids into stomach. Also, bismuth can defend against bacteria and virus, and reduce inflammation. ...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
Avoid mixing two: Pepto bismal contains salicylates which cause some degree of gastritis (stomach irritation). Alcohol has similar effect on the lining of the stomach. Taking the two of them together will further aggravate gastritis and could cause bleeding from the stomach due to ulceration. So do not mix these two. Also take an antacid to cut down on acid production and reduce the risk of Gastritis.. ...Read more
Yes.: These medications may be taken together.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: There should be no interactions between the two medicines. See your doctor if they don't work, however. Good luck. ...Read more
Pepto Bismol (bismuth subsalicylate): There isn’t certainty about how pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) works but it likely acts as an antimicrobial against some bacteria, reduces GI tract inflammation ; it coats the GI tract preventing excess fluids from being released into the intestines. ...Read more
It's controversial.: It used to be thought it was better to let your system 'cleanse itself ' without medication, but studies have shown this to not be true. Pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) can help decrease vomiting, diarrhea, & cramping in some. Please take only as directed & avoid if you are allergic to aspirin. Stay hydrated! Simple 'food poisoning' should resolve within 24-48 hrs. If not better by then, or bleeding, see a doc. ...Read more
Ungodly mixture: You can take both of them together, but why would you want to? ...Read more
No: Pepto-bismol has the active ingredient bismuth subsalicylate, which has been found to be safe and effective for treating “nonspecific diarrhea” in adults. However, Bismuth Subsalicylate is chemically related to Aspirin (acetylsalicylate), which can be dangerous for children. When given during a viral illness, it can cause reye’s syndrome, a rare condition that can involve serious brain damage. ...Read more
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
Yes: No interactions.Get a more detailed answer ›
Drug interaction: There are no listed interactions between these two medications (gravol & pepto bismol). ...Read more
Yes: No contraindications to these two medications are reported. ...Read more
Poison Control: Call Poison Control and follow their instructions 1-800-222-1222. One thing I will will tell you is that if you do not rinse his or her mouth they make develop an absolutely black tongue by morning. But call Poison Control. ...Read more