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Is pepto-bismol® safe during pregnancy?
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Dr. Leslie Leighton
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Yes bu in moderation
Has bismuth so in small does should be ok unless you are at risk for premature labor than would avoid altogether.

In brief: Yes bu in moderation
Has bismuth so in small does should be ok unless you are at risk for premature labor than would avoid altogether.
Dr. Leslie Leighton
Dr. Leslie Leighton
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: No
Peptobismol is not the best choice for diarrhea in pregnancy.
It contains Aspirin like products which are generally not used in pregnancy except in certain conditions. Immodium is a better choice. If if you took a small amount of peptobismol already it is unlikely to cause problems.

In brief: No
Peptobismol is not the best choice for diarrhea in pregnancy.
It contains Aspirin like products which are generally not used in pregnancy except in certain conditions. Immodium is a better choice. If if you took a small amount of peptobismol already it is unlikely to cause problems.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Dr. Jeff Livingston
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