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Dyspepsia , also known as upset stomach or indigestion, refers to a condition of impaired digestion. It is a medical cond...
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Gaviscon 3,473
Zantac 2,157
Omeprazole 1,955
Last Update February 4, 2016
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Gaviscon vs Pepto-Bismol for Indigestion

Gaviscon
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Pepto-Bismol
Other name: Tums Tums
Other name: Kaopectate Kaopectate
Satisfaction Score
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3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Indigestion
3.1
Concern level
1.7
Helpfulness
for Indigestion
2.4
Concern level
2.4
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Nausea
Diarrhea
Stomach Pain
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OTC
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Gaviscon is a non-medical prescription medication for the treatment of heartburn and Gastroesophageal reflux disease. It is produced and distributed in the UK by Reckitt Benckiser and by GlaxoSmithKline in the US and Canada.Gaviscon is taken to treat hea...
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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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Burning
7
Not Sleeping
3
Depression
3
Lack Of Sleep
3
Rash
2
Eczema
2
Bone Problems
1
Dizzy
1
Heart Attack
1
Paranoia
1
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Burning
4
Depression
4
Dizzy
3
Weight Gain
3
Cough
2
Addiction
2
Migraines
2
Loss of Appetite
1
Diabetes
1
Rash
1
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About Gaviscon
Gaviscon is a non-medical prescription medication for the treatment of heartburn and Gastroesophageal reflux disease. It is produced and distributed in the UK by Reckitt Benckiser and by GlaxoSmithKline in the US and Canada.Gaviscon is taken to treat hea...
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About Pepto-Bismol
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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d Gaviscon tablets...which didn't really work but gave a...
" I hate Pepto. It taste vile and the only way it's ever 'helped' me was to cause ...had an upset stomach. If Pepto was the only choice available ...off of Rennies and Gaviscon tablets...which... "

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pepto , altho gaviscon does help me some . never heard of...
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" ...for the info ! allergic to pepto , altho gaviscon does help me some . never heard... "

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& healing. I used it a lot in the early bad days & it helped...
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" Yeah I find pepto bismol works great for gastritis & occasionally ...a bedtime dose of Gaviscon. It's really soothing, coating & healing. I used it a lot in the early bad days & it helped me make good... "

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can't use emulsions like Gaviscon or Pepto Bismol si...
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" ...Does anyone else here get indigestion bad? On the first week I got headaches (probably due to cutting out my 15 cups of tea a day), but no indigestion...this week though it's been a constant... "

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lems. Gaviscon is much more effective against reflux, and...
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" ...upset stomach are concerned, I dont't think� Pepto-bismol is realy effective against those problems. Gaviscon is much more effective against reflux, and for ...have any contraindicatiions to use Zantac... "

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really sick at 3:00am! I took 4 Gaviscon and 4 pepto and I...
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" ...sick at 3:00am! I took 4 Gaviscon and 4 pepto and I felt better after about an hour.... "

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doctor has given me some gaviscon incase it's being caused...
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" I STILL feel sick....pepto didn't work. the doctor has given me some gaviscon incase it's being caused by acid etc. nothing seems to be working... i'm going back to see... "

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, anyway!!! I was taking 16 gaviscon a day and about 4 do...
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" ...That is HUGE for me, anyway!!! I was taking 16 gaviscon a day and about 4 doses of Pepto. I am soo excited.....this DGL really helps!! How are you?? *Hugs*! Michelle... "

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esides pepto is gaviscon. it works alright but i'm too b...
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" i am going to try pepto tabs as well. i'm relectant tho cuz i ...attack the night i took liquid pepto lol usually when i ...in the house besides pepto is gaviscon. it works alright but i'm too... "

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I was okay'd to use Gaviscon and Pepto, but neither really...
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" ...I was okay'd to use Gaviscon and Pepto, but neither really work for me. I've had heartburn issues my whole life, unfortunately, and have been experiencing GERD while pregnant. Yaaaay. I'll... "

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