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can i take pepto bismol tablets while pregnant?

tums just dont do the trick sometimes!

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bryleighsmommy

Asked by bryleighsmommy at 11:34 PM on May. 29, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • Pepto bismol contains aspirin. Its not allowed during pregnancy.

    Try something like prilosec, or ask your doctor about a prescription med if your reflux is that bad.
    Ginger0104

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 11:37 PM on May. 29, 2009

  • Its a no no
    SuthrnPrincess

    Answer by SuthrnPrincess at 11:53 PM on May. 29, 2009

  • i use pepcid it works usually not always all day anymore but i use rolaids after kinda helps
    freshly.married

    Answer by freshly.married at 12:09 AM on May. 30, 2009

  • No, ask your doc to give ya something or maybe a list of what you can take then you can buy them all and see what helps best of luck.
    Tris_09

    Answer by Tris_09 at 1:01 AM on May. 30, 2009

  • you can take zantac and pepcid. thats what my doctor told me.
    ChloeMom0709

    Answer by ChloeMom0709 at 7:51 AM on May. 30, 2009

  • I took an imodium this morning b/c I had the worst craps in the world at 6:30 am. I am over 8 weeks.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:08 AM on May. 30, 2009

  • you can try eating almonds. Believe it or not, almonds help cut down the acid. I heard about from a labor and delivery nurse. She said to drink a glass of milk and eat a handful of almonds. It did the trick and I didn't have to eat dozens of chalky little tums.
    etsmom

    Answer by etsmom at 8:48 AM on May. 30, 2009

  • NO. I suggest calling your OB to see what is safe for you to take.

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:04 AM on May. 30, 2009

  • I drank pepto bismol the first month I was pregnant. I didn't know I was pregnant, I just knew my stomach was upset alot. The doctor said not to beat myself up over it, it wasn't that big a problem, but he switched me to Tums with Calcium. My son was born 9lbs 1oz and very healthy, so if you used the stuff, I'm gonna say like my doctor - don't beat yourself up!
    Joylynn77

    Answer by Joylynn77 at 9:36 AM on May. 30, 2009

  • My daughter's M/W allows her to take Tums.
    Nanna22

    Answer by Nanna22 at 10:22 AM on May. 30, 2009

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