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Is it safe to take medication for diarrhea while pregnant?

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Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends on medicine

Need to check with obstetrician about any medicine you need to take during pregnancy.

In brief: Depends on medicine

Need to check with obstetrician about any medicine you need to take during pregnancy.
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
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Dr. Amy Herold
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

It is safe to take loperamid (immodium), but avoid bismuth-containing products like pepto-bismol, they contain salicylates which is an Aspirin compound and should be avoided during pregnancy.

In brief: Yes

It is safe to take loperamid (immodium), but avoid bismuth-containing products like pepto-bismol, they contain salicylates which is an Aspirin compound and should be avoided during pregnancy.
Dr. Amy Herold
Dr. Amy Herold
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