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Bismuth Subsalicylate (Pepto-Bismol)

Also known as Pepto-Bismol

Pepto-Bismol is an over-the-counter drug currently produced by the Procter and Gamble company in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, to treat minor digestive system upset. Its active ingredient is bismuth subsalicylate. The primary symptoms aided by Pepto-Bismol are nausea, heartburn, indigestion, upset stomach, diarrhea, and other temporary discomforts of the stomach and gastrointestinal tract.

Source: Wikipedia

Estimated Total Cost: $6.27 for an average of 14 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed bismuth subsalicylate to treat diarrhea, nausea, noninfectious gastroenteritis, and burning abdominal pain.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take bismuth subsalicylate if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions

Significant Interactions

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