Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

Is it safe to take pepto bismol when pregnant?

I think i have one of those stomach bugs going around, and have had diarrhea and been puking all day....not to mention im pregnant (15 weeks) and the normal morning sickness...

Answer Question

Asked by missamanda86 at 2:27 PM on Feb. 24, 2009 in Pregnancy

Level 1 (0 Credits)
Answers (6)
  • ya it is its on my list of things i can take

    Answer by Mrs.Owen86 at 2:28 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • No, you absolutely can't! It has a lot of aspirin in it and can cause harm for your baby while pregnant. My uncle is a pharmacist and my husband is a doctor. No, you cannot take it!

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:43 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • omg ask your DOCTOR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Do you see that you have received 2 DIFFERENT ANSWERS HERE. THAT IS A BIG CLUE THAT THE INTERNET IS UNRELIABLE.


    Answer by Anonymous at 3:40 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • I was told no....I believe that the warnings on the back say not too also. Talk to your Dr!

    Answer by Nika75 at 4:16 PM on Feb. 24, 2009


    Answer by Aneq at 8:55 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • So whomever answered anonymously, my doctor told me i can take it....hows that for go screw yourself....

    And thank you all! I didnt take it, i finally got my stomach settled

    Answer by missamanda86 at 12:16 AM on Feb. 25, 2009

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.