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can I take this??

Posted by on Dec. 12, 2012 at 1:41 AM
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Can I take pepto bismol for BAD heartburn?
I'm 38 weeks.
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wkukid
by Beach Bum on Dec. 12, 2012 at 1:42 AM

No, it's a class C. 

zomgkerrie
by Geek Goddess on Dec. 12, 2012 at 1:45 AM

ideally no, it's a Category C drug, and contains Aspirin. the Category C means only when the benefits outweigh the risks. i would take Tums if you have it, however 1 dose of Pepto since you are so far along should be ok. BUT i am not a dr. BUT my brother is a pharmacist and told me the same kind of thing about the different category of drugs. hope this helps.

CrimsonRadiance
by Platinum Member on Dec. 12, 2012 at 1:46 AM
Pepto is a No
Try some Tums.
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AtillaTheHun
by facta, non verba on Dec. 12, 2012 at 1:46 AM

Have you tried drinking some milk? That worked wonders for me when I had heartburn during pregnancy. 

Mychele
by Ruby Member on Dec. 12, 2012 at 1:48 AM
This ! Milk. It's safer than tums I believe.

Quoting AtillaTheHun:

Have you tried drinking some milk? That worked wonders for me when I had heartburn during pregnancy. 

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brandyblx
by Silver Member on Dec. 12, 2012 at 1:48 AM

 Tums,Rolaids,milk.My obg told me that it was also ok to take Ranitidine

kittykathall
by on Dec. 12, 2012 at 1:53 AM
Milk don't work, tums don't work and gavisgon don't work..
Its such a bad pain that its taking my breath away
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pauliewogmamma
by on Dec. 12, 2012 at 1:55 AM
In that case I would just go ahead and take it if you are sure it will work. I think you're far enough along that the benefit will outweigh the risk. I used to get the worst heartburn when I was preggo. Luckily, tums always worked for me.

Quoting kittykathall:

Milk don't work, tums don't work and gavisgon don't work..

Its such a bad pain that its taking my breath away
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