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Dr. Michael Gabor
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Antacid (Definition)

Antacids are a kind of anti-ulcer drug (gastroenterology drug, common ...Read more


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

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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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

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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 pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) interact with cialis?

See below: As far as i can detect, there are no significant interactions between these two drugs per the pdr. ...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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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

Dr. John Fordtran
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Calcium Carbonate (Definition)

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Tums (Definition)

Tums is a mineral which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more