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Why can't I take bismuth subsalicylate (pepto bismol) with an ulcer?

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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: No

This is safe to take with ulcers but it can lead to black stools which can sometimes mimic a bleeding ulcer.

In brief: No

This is safe to take with ulcers but it can lead to black stools which can sometimes mimic a bleeding ulcer.
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