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I ate Chinese food today which was lovely but I slightly overdid it. Now I have really uncomfortable gas pain and tummy pain can I take Pepto Bismol (bismuth subsalicylate)?

Chinese food and MSG. Hello Ms. Cornelius. Just recall that Chinese food may contain MSG (monosodium glutamate) which is a condiment that gives that food its taste. MSG is well known among migraineurs to be a strong food trigger so beware. Nowadays, you can request MSG free menu items. Pepto Bismol, (bismuth subsalicylate) GasX, and other OTC products are fine for bloated feelings. Just don't overdo those either. Read more...