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What are side effects of 2 year eats pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) tabelts?

What are side effects of 2 year eats pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) tabelts?

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

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Pepto Bismol (Definition)

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


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Does pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) intefrere with the birth control pill's effects?

Does pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) intefrere with the birth control pill's effects?

No: It does not interact with oral contraceptives. Pepto bismol may react with other medications (such as tetracycline antibiotics, chloroquine), preventing them from being fully absorbed by your body. ...Read more

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Why should patients avoid asa while taking pepto-bismol?

Why should patients avoid asa while taking pepto-bismol?

similar drugs: The active ingredient in pepto, bismuth subsalicylate, is chemically very similar to Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid). Taking the two together could increase your risk for side effects like bleeding in your stomach. This is especially true if you have clotting problems like von willibrand factor deficiency. ...Read more

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

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?

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