Kaopectate vs Pepto-Bismol

Kaopectate
(OTC)
Pepto-Bismol
(OTC)
Kaopectate is a diarrhea medication.
Pepto-Bismol is a diarrhea medication.
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.9
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Diarrhea
3.0
Concern level
1.1
Helpfulness
for Diarrhea
2.4
Concern level
1.2
Approval Date
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Not Available
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
2,631 Discussions
55,283 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Diarrhea
#2 for Constipation
#3 for Nausea
#5 for Stomach Pain
Kaopectate is approved for Diarrhea and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Nausea
#2 for Diarrhea
#3 for Stomach Pain
#5 for Indigestion
Pepto-Bismol is approved for Nausea, Diarrhea and Stomach Pain and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Kao
Fever
6
Withdrawal Symptoms
5
Burning
3
Cancer
3
Addiction
3
Runny Nose
3
Cough
3
Diabetes
3
Black Stools
3
Rash
2
Pep
Withdrawal Symptoms
3
Weight Gain
3
Cough
2
Addiction
2
Loss of Appetite
1
Diabetes
1
Rash
1
Reye's Syndrome
1
Shortness of Breath
1
Heart Attack
1
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Kaopectate
Kao
Pepto-Bismol
Pep
Fever
Kao
Pep
6
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Kao
Pep
5
3
Burning
Kao
Pep
3
0
Cancer
Kao
Pep
3
0
Addiction
Kao
Pep
3
2
Runny Nose
Kao
Pep
3
0
Cough
Kao
Pep
3
2
Diabetes
Kao
Pep
3
1
Black Stools
Kao
Pep
3
0
Rash
Kao
Pep
2
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
Pep
Kao
3
5
Weight Gain
Pep
Kao
3
0
Cough
Pep
Kao
2
3
Addiction
Pep
Kao
2
3
Loss of Appetite
Pep
Kao
1
0
Diabetes
Pep
Kao
1
3
Rash
Pep
Kao
1
2
Reye's Syndrome
Pep
Kao
1
0
Shortness of Breath
Pep
Kao
1
0
Heart Attack
Pep
Kao
1
0
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Kaopectate and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Pepto-Bismol and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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No methods of use & dosage information found
Suspension: 262 mg/15 mL, 525 mg/15 mL, 524 mg/30mL
Tablet: 262 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Bismuth Subsalicylate
Bismuth Subsalicylate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Kaopectate and Pepto-Bismol: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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