bismuth subsalicylate


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bismuth sub·sa·lic·y·late

 (sŭb-sə-lĭs′ə-lāt′, -lĭt, -săl′ĭ-sĭl′ĭt)
n.
A salicylate used to treat nausea, indigestion, and diarrhea.
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bismuth subsalicylate

n subsalicilato de bismuto
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The mother took out a small bottle of Pepto-Bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) liquid, which she gave him 2 days previously.
Over the counter medications containing bismuth subsalicylate (Pepto-Bismol) or loperamide (Imodium) are usually effective in treating acute diarrhea.
Two over-the-counter medications that can stop diarrhea are loperamide (Imodium) and bismuth subsalicylate (Kaopectate, Pepto-Bismol).
At baseline, the patients were randomized to nutritional supplements or to a combination of amoxicillin, metronidazole, and bismuth subsalicylate. At 6 years, the trial was unblinded and all patients were offered treatment.
The active ingredient is bismuth subsalicylate, the latest in a series of compounds containing the heavy metal element bismuth that have been used to make digestive aids for more than a century.
Bismuth subsalicylate has reduced the incidence of TD from 40% to just 14% when taken in doses of 2 chewable tablets or 60 mL of liquid 4 times daily.
Bismuth Subsalicylate toxicity as a cause of prolonged encephalopathy with myoclonus.
Bismuth subsalicylate is the active ingredient in stomach relief suspensions, like original Pepto-Bismol.
Problem: Tummy troubles Treatment: Pepto-Bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) Approximate dose: 1 teaspoon per 20 pounds of animal weight every 4-6 hours, up to 24 hours.
General measures include avoiding non-potable water including drinks mixed with water or ice from a non-potable source and avoiding high-risk foods such as raw or undercooked meat, unpeeled raw fruit or vegetables and salads * Bismuth subsalicylate (BSS) 2 tablets qds has been shown to reduce the incidence of TD from 40% to 14% (26) Common side-effects include blackening of stools and tongue, constipation and tinnitus.
The FDA has received five reports of consumers who used Maalox Total Relief, which contains bismuth subsalicylate, when they had intended to use one of the traditional Maalox antacid products, which contain aluminum hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide, and simethicone.