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 Pepto-Bismol Bismuth Subsalicylate
Pepto-Bismol is an over-the-counter drug currently produced by the Procter & Gamble company in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, to treat minor digestive system upset. Its active ingredient is bismuth subsalicylate. The primary symptoms aided by Pepto-Bismol are nausea, heartburn, indigestion, upset stomach, diarrhea, and other temporary discomforts of the stomach and gastrointestinal tract. Pepto-Bismol is made in chewable tablets[1] and swallowable caplets,[2] but is bes...
pepto bismol vs. Gaviscon
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What is the difference between the 2 OTC meds of Pepto Bsmol and Gaviscon ## Hello, Patricia! How are you? Pepto-Bismol contains Pink Bismuth, also known as Bismuth Salicylate. According to the FDA, it is listed as being used to treat heartburn, upset stomach, indigestion and diarrhea. However, Gaviscon as manufactured by Reckitt Benckiser contains sodium alginate, sodium or potassium bicarbonate and calcium carbonate, it is an antacid that's listed by the FDA as being used to treat or prevent heartburn and GERD. Typical side effects to both may include dizziness and flatulence. But, Pepto-Bismol treats more issues, though not everyone is able to take it. Is there anything else I can help with? ...
Updated 2 months ago in Pepto-Bismol.
Thu, Jan 29 '15, 2:33 PM
pepto bismol and frequent urination
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Why is it that taking pepto bismo causes me to have frequent urination just about every hour at night time? I also take Lipitor, Avapro, Metformin, Januvia and Actos. ## Lipitor interacts with antacids. My father has the same problem, plus nausea and stomach problems. Going to doctor to try and get him off it. Liptor from what I've been studying is not a very good, or useful, drug for most people. From what I've read, it only helps 1-3% of people. Very bad side effects too!!!! ...
Updated 2 years ago in Lipitor.
Wed, Mar 20 '13, 10:10 PM
I have had an stomach ache for tree days already and my popo comes dark, I wanna know if i'm on risk of something. I alredy took tilenol and pepto bis
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I have had an stomach ache for tree days already and my popo comes dark, I wanna know if i'm on risk of something. I alredy took tilenol and pepto bismol and the pain is still there. What is this!!? ## Have you consulted a doctor? No one is going to be able to provide with a diagnosis from the limited information in any online post and this is an information only website, not doctors. There are many things that could cause these symptoms, from an illness, to an infection, or something you ate. ...
Updated 3 years ago.
Tue, Dec 27 '11, 6:36 PM
pink pill - 44 326
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the pill is pink (pepto bismol pink) , small, and oval. One side has 44 above 326 in black lettering and the other side is blank. I am just curious as to what it is. ## it is a female laxative, like ducolax ## That is correct, this contains 5mgs of Bisacodyl, a generic or store brand for Correctol, used to treat occasional irregulararity/constipation. You can read more on it here: Do you have any questions? Do you follow us on twitter? Find us @druginfo ...
Updated 5 years ago in Bisacodyl.
Sun, Sep 20 '09, 1:36 PM
identifying pink tablet
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oblong pink like pepto bismol color tablet; 500mg on one side and scored on the other ## I can't find a listing for this in the U.S. prescription drug databases. It could be any one of a large number of over the counter items or even a foreign medication. Was it found in the U.S. or elsewhere? Do you know anything else about it? ...
Updated 4 years ago.
Tue, Oct 12 '10, 12:08 PM
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pink 1?2 inch waffer ## Bismuth Subsalicylate 262mg (Pepto-Bismol) ## That is correct, this is a generic or store brand of Pepto, it is often used to treat upset stomach, gas and similar conditions. Did you have any other questions? ...
Updated 5 years ago in Bismuth Subsalicylate.
Wed, Aug 12 '09, 11:40 AM
pink pill 67
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large oval pink pill with the number 67 on one side and the letter A on the other side. Same color as Pepto Bismol. ## This tablet contains 875mgs of Amoxicillin, a broad spectrum antibiotic used to treat various types of infections. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, skin rash and diarrhea. You can read more on it here: Is there anything else I can help you with? ...
Updated 5 years ago in Amoxicillin.
Sun, Dec 27 '09, 6:00 PM
pink pill oblong with triangles one upside down on top of other and 4980
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I found this on the floor in the bedroom and have no idea where it came from, it's a very large pill, pepto bismol pink with two triangles one is upside down on top of the other at left end and then the number 4980 stamped in to it. Can you help me out, is my husband sick and not telling me? ## Hello, Carolyn! How are you? This tablet is actually no longer available in the U.S. it was a generic for a mild narcotic analgesic called Darvocet, it contains Propoxyphene and Acetaminophen. Learn more Darvocet details here. It was pulled from the market in both the U.S. and Canada, as well as several other countries, because it was found to cause cardiotoxicity, plus there was an inordinate number of overdoses. Is there anything else I can help with? ...
Updated 1 year ago in Darvocet.
Fri, Oct 25 '13, 7:26 PM
First Of All Im 28 And Since Last Two Days Ago Experimenting An Stomach Pain My Popo Comes Dark It Is Light That Lets Me Slepp But Both
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I have had an stomach ache for tree days already and my popo comes dark, I wanna know if i'm on risk of something. I alredy took tilenol and pepto bismol and the pain is still there. What is this!!? ## Have you been taking iron or been eating a lot of iron rich foods? ## Have you consulted your doctor? They are really the only person who will be able to properly diagnose your problem. Anything taken from just the limited information provided in a post on the Internet is pure guess work. Along with what Beth suggested, there are many other possible reasons for your problem, including a bleeding ulcer, gastritis, a virus and quite a few other choices. ## Only my multivatimines and my two pils of salmon oil, and then I mostly it chicken fingers w/ hmustard, ham a chese and so on ...
Updated 3 years ago in Ulcer.
Mon, Aug 01 '11, 7:05 PM
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What does it do? ## hi going to sharm in egypt for 2 weeks , went last year and had the dodgy stomach. Can you take anything before you get it as a preventative? ## We spent 3-1/2 weeks in Egypt in September. After the first few days we started to have queasy stomachs and my husband had diarrhea for 3 days. Immodium didn't help him, although Pepto Bismol did calm my stomach a bit. A pharmacist in Aswan recommended Drotazide and it worked wonders. We took it 3 times a day for a couple of days to clear things up. Then once a day as a preventative measure and our stomachs were fine for the rest of the trip. Drotazide is over the counter in Egypt. Buy it and take a tablet once a day as soon as you can. Taking it, we were able to eat fresh fruit and use ice cubes with no bad consequences... ...
Updated 5 years ago.
Tue, Oct 13 '09, 6:40 PM
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What drugs are in the salicylates drug class? ## Hi Gail, From what I've researched, there's actually quite a few medications within this drug class. Here's a list containing some of the US-based Salicylate medications I could find online: Azulfidine, Amigesic, Bayer, Colazal, Canasa, Dolobid, Dipentum, Doans, Ecotrin, Giazo, Kaopectate, Pepto Bismol, Pentasa, Salflex, Trilisate, and Tricosal. You may notice that it's mostly comprised of arthritis/anti-inflammatory related medications. I hope this info helps answer your question! Is there anything else I can do for you? ...
Updated 6 months ago in Azulfidine.
Mon, Oct 06 '14, 1:59 PM
what is this caused by
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I've been prescribed sulfameth/trimethoprim 800/160 for a suspected bacterial infection along with ibuprofen 800 for pain. I take them with meals twice a day, except for the ibuprofen. I only take that when the pain is unbearable. I'm experiencing side effects such as cramping, upset stomach and diarrhea. expected. Should I take pepto bismol to help with the belly issues? Also, my family and I have noticed that I have become very grumpy since I started the meds. Is this a cause of the meds or simply from dealing with the pain? Side note- the issue for treatment is testicular pain, which makes me sick to my stomach by itself. ## Hi, Bo! Very sorry that you're so miserable, that's terrible! And my guess is that the medication is most likely contributing. Since it is s... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Trimethoprim.
Tue, Jul 23 '13, 8:25 AM
GDC 105 white oblong tablet
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Gdc With The G Wrapping around the dc And It Says 105 to the right of the GDC. ## I can't find a listing for this exact marking, I am sure it's because this company makes over the counter products and they are therefore not required to log the imprints with the FDA. They make several different items that are sold as generics or store brands for products such as Tum and Pepto Bismol tablets. Does anyone else recognize this? ## I also cannot find any info on this specific pill. Any info about this white oblong pill with imprint GDC 105 is needed. ## i have the same pill. could it be a dairy relief pill like generic lactaid? ...
Updated 4 months ago.
Sun, Dec 14 '14, 8:53 PM
 Kaopectate Bismuth Subsalicylate
Kaopectate is an orally taken medication from Chattem, Inc. for the treatment of mild diarrhea. It is also sometimes used to treat indigestion, nausea and stomach ulcers. The active ingredients have varied over time, and are different between the United States and Canada. The original active ingredients were kaolinite and pectin. In the U.S., the active ingredient is now bismuth subsalicylate, the same as in Pepto-Bismol. In Canada, attapulgite is used. Contents 1 Ingredients 2 Side ef...
does chantix make you sick if you smok?
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I have been taking Chantix for just one day now so I have not yet stopped smoking. My quit day is next week. The only negative side effect so far is an upset stomach which seems to be worse when I smoke. Has anyone else had this experience? ## I quit smoking with Chantix 98 days ago. It gave me an upset stomach too sometimes. Make sure you eat and drink water with the pill. It is a pretty common side effect of the drug. I got some of those peptol-Bismol chewables which helped a lot. Good luck to you, Chanitx really helped me. ...
Updated 7 years ago in Chantix.
Mon, Apr 14 '08, 10:15 AM
pink oblong with 172 or G172 on one side?
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pink oblong with 172 or G172 on one side? ## It's an over the counter Pepto bismal pill. ## Just to confirm, I've also identified pill imprint G172 as Pepto Bismol; which contains (262 mg) of Bismuth subsalicylate. "Pepto-Bismol is an over-the-counter drug currently produced by the Procter and Gamble company in the United States of America, Canada and in United Kingdom, to treat minor digestive system upset. Its active ingredient is bismuth subsalicylate. The primary symptoms aided by Pepto-Bismol are nausea, heartburn, indigestion, upset stomach, diarrhea, and other temporary discomforts of the stomach and gastrointestinal tract." You can learn more about this drug on the page for Pepto-Bismol Details I hope this helps! ...
Updated 1 year ago in Bismuth Subsalicylate.
Thu, May 02 '13, 12:56 AM
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How long does it take for hydrodone 325/10mg to get out of your system? ## It takes three days to detox ya self. You will go thru abdomen pain, diahrrea, and sweat a lot. To advoid those pain u will have to find sum nerve pills and pepto bismol if u take loratabs everyday, if not after three days u will feel better and out of ya system. ...
Updated 7 months ago in Hydrocodone.
Sat, Aug 16 '14, 5:48 PM
pink oblong pill with 67 on one side and an A on the other
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This is probably a prescription medication name please ## The pill you described is Amoxicillin (875 mg), which is used to treat bacterial infections caused by susceptible microorganisms. If you require further information regarding this pill, then please follow the link below... please post back if you have any more questions or concerns, and I will be happy to help you. ## I found these pills in my boyfriends pants..he has been know to take penicillin(spellcheck) after unprotected sex..does this work the same way to elimnate stds..he told me it was pepto bismol!! ## How often do you take this medication ? ...
Updated 1 year ago in Amoxicillin.
Wed, Jun 19 '13, 11:38 AM

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