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Dr. Jerome Zacks
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Bismuth Subsalicylate (Definition)

Bismuth subsalicylate is an anticholinergic agent which is a kind of anti-Parkinson's drug ...Read more


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Why does pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) settle stomachs?

Why does pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) settle stomachs?

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

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Can pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) and/or cranberries KILL helicobacter pylori?

Can pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) and/or cranberries KILL helicobacter pylori?

Yes: Pepto-bismol is part of a quadruple antibiotic therapy used in treatment of H.pylori and the regular consumption of cranberry juice has been found by research to suppress the infection in communities. ...Read more

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Can pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) make you constipated?

Yes: The commonest side effects from pepto are black stool, black tongue, constipation and - if really overdone - tinnitus (ringing in the ears). Of course you are taking the pepto short-term for soemthing; if you feel the need to continue it for more than 2 weeks you should see your md. ...Read more

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Can pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) interact with cialis?

Can pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) interact with cialis?

A valuable resource: You can use this site whenever you have questions about drug-drug interactions or drug - food interactions. See: https://www.drugs.com/drug_interactions.php Your pharmacist is also an excellent source of information. ...Read more

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Can u take zegerid with pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate)?

Yes: there should be no interactions between the two medicines. See your doctor if they don't work, however. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) good for food posioning?

Is pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) good for food posioning?

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

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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

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Pepto Bismol (Definition)

Pepto-Bismol is an anti-diarrheal agent which is a ...Read more