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Kaopectate

OTC
/ 2,148 posts
Other Names: Pepto-Bismol

Pepto-Bismol

OTC
/ 44,604 posts
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 2,148 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 44,604 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
Learn more
Kaopectate, known medically as bismuth subsalicylate, 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. In the U.S., kaopectate is now equivalen... Read more on Wikipedia
Pepto-Bismol is an over-the-counter drug currently produced by the Procter and Gamble company in the United States of America and in Canada to treat minor digestive system upset. Its active ingredient is bismuth subsalicylate. The primary symptoms aided ... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Jasmine286
January 10, 2014
Jasmine286 wrote
Milk of Magnesia v Pepto Bismol
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August 19, 2013
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What patients are saying about Kaopectate vs. Pepto-Bismol

383 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
 I know Pepto Bismol is out due to the aspirin it contains,...
...I finally have been subjected to the stomach bug running rampant at ...I want to.  I know Pepto Bismol is out due to the aspirin it contains, but ...take for the symptoms?  Kaopectate may...
Pepto or Kaopectate and neither work that great for me....
...and Kaopectate work minimally for me. ...of mine. I use Imodium regularly (2 tabs ...now with no tolerance. But once in a great while, I'll try Pepto or Kaopectate and neither work that grea...
and the rice for the diarrhea. Hope she's feeling better...
...or kaopectate (sp?) and the rice for the diarrhea. Hope...
I primarily use Kaopectate, because sometimes Imodium...
Imodium is probably the best. I primarily use Kaopectate, because sometimes Imodium works too ...fast. Some people also use Pepto-Bismol and find it works well for them. K. ...in greatly ea...
I just started downing tons of kaopectate or pepto bismal,...
...not, I just started downing tons of kaopectate or pepto bismal, it did help. After the first ...metformin. Do you also take januvia? it doesn't tear ...prob. as you, the januvia helped keep t...
but I did take kaopectate). It helped SO much more than the...
...doc. He told me to drink 2 cups of gatorade after each time I went to the bathroom (I didn't drink THAT much but I did drink at least a quart a day). And he also told me to take kaopectate ...ka...
Pepto-Bismo or Kaopectate PRIOR to getting the black stool?...
...wine wouldn't cause your stool to appear black. Did you take any Pepto-Bismo or Kaopectate PRIOR to getting the black stool? If so, P-B and Kao cause black stool...
you take pepto/kaopectate ? those make your poop black...if...
Did you take pepto/kaopectate ? those make your poop black...if you're...
Pepto Bismol or Kaopectate also work. For food, follow the...
...sorry you're feeling bad. As Casey said, you may need to take some Imodium just to get things slowed down. Pepto Bismol or Kaopectate also work. For food, ...easy to get dehydrated from const...
like Pepto and Kaopectate are a bad idea for people...
...I'd LIVE with a bottle of Pepto Bismol on my desk! take care... Clay-based anti-diarrheal medications like Pepto and Kaopectate are a bad idea for people with...
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