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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...

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missamanda86

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

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  • ya it is its on my list of things i can take
    Mrs.Owen86

    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!
    Anonymous

    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.

    Ugh.
    Anonymous

    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!
    Nika75

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

  • nOT AT ALL...IT CONTAINS ASPRIN.
    Aneq

    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 unreliable...so go screw yourself....

    And thank you all! I didnt take it, i finally got my stomach settled
    missamanda86

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

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