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MILK OF Magnesia
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Pepto-Bismol
Other name: Magnesium Hydroxide (Magnesium Hydroxide)
Other name: Kaopectate (Kaopectate)
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Magnesium hydroxide is an inorganic compound with the chemical formula Mg(OH)2. As a suspension in water, it is often called milk of magnesia because of its milk-like appearance. The solid mineral form of magnesium hydroxide is known as brucite.Mag...
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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 ...
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Weight Gain
7
Insomnia
5
Allergies
5
Headaches
4
Spasms
4
Burning
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Weakness
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Numbness
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Back Pain
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6
Depression
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Cough
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Migraines
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About MILK OF Magnesia
Magnesium hydroxide is an inorganic compound with the chemical formula Mg(OH)2. As a suspension in water, it is often called milk of magnesia because of its milk-like appearance. The solid mineral form of magnesium hydroxide is known as brucite.Mag...
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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 ...
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Jasmine286
Milk of Magnesia v Pepto Bismol
Milk of Magnesia always makes me feel sick and the mint flavour makes heartburn much worse for me.. When a person suffers with heartburn/reflux the advice is always never eat mint.. yet nearly all medicines are mint flavour! Milk of Magnesia also causes me to burp a lot and have tummy pains..Pepto Bismol is much better for me as it has a very neutral taste and coats the area as it is thick.. It is in my opinion much more effective and I do not need t take very much for relief..
Marc
August 14, 2014
You should only take Milk of Magnesia as a laxative, because that's what it is! It says it right on the bottle, it isn't for heartburn, it's to help you shit. On the other hand, Pepto is to help coat your stomach and it is also made to stop diarrhea. I'm not too sure why anybody would take a laxative to try help their stomach, you should be taking Mylanta or a stomach antacid to help with stomach pains, not a laxative, no wonder why you feel like shit!

" ...with the exception of taking pepto bismuth as it has a binding effect. Milk of magnesia is very gentle and effective, you can take it ...of luck to you. Feel better... "

" ...diarrhea, so I took some Pepto. But that **** ...I took some milk of magnesia, then about 6 hours later took the biggest goddamn **** I ever took in my life. Man, it felt fuggin' awesome. I w... "

" ...and some pepto the help with the acid in your stomach. unless all the throwing up causes dehydration and contractions, there is... "

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" ...found that milk of magnesia works just as well as pepto bismal here. I usually... "

" ...office addressed this. I was told to have on hand Milk of Magnesia for constipation and ...to take. I used the milk of magnesia 4 days after surgery and considered taking the Pepto today, but... "

" ...my face is dry. I usually dab a little milk of magnesia or pepto bismol on my nose and then dab a little bit of warm water afterward. It keeps the makeup from coming off and looking weird... "

" ...I have never used Pepto B. as a barrier, but milk of magnesia works really well for me. It's very messy,... "

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" ...magnesia for years. It is good for indigestion, isn't it? Pepto Bismol is another one I find quite... "

" ...it - there are antacids, Pepto-Bismol, milk of magnesia (maybe there is constipation), etc. With me, when I had anxiety, my lactose intolerance went through the roof.... "

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