My Dr just suggested I take it to help me feel better while the ulcer heals.
17 Aug 2011
Pepto Bismol has a salicylate drug similar to aspirin. It can worsen ulcers the way aspirin can. I wouldnt take it if I had an ulcer and I'm surprised your Dr suggested it!! You would be better off taking something like Gaviscon liquid (my favorite for this kind of drug) or Mylanta or Maaloxx. Those will help coat the stomach and soothe while reducing acid so your ulcer can heal. there are also drugs like Prilosec or Pepcid OTC that can reduce acid in pill form to help an ulcer heal.
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