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What are side effects of Pepto-Bismol for treating traveler's diarrhea?

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Side effects of Pepto-Bismol can include temporary blackening of tongue and stools, occasional nausea, constipation, and rarely, ringing in the ears. Do not take Pepto-Bismol if you have an aspirin allergy, renal insufficiency, gout, or if you are taking anticoagulants, probenecid (Benemid, Probalan), or methotrexate (Rheumatrex).

From: Traveler's Diarrhea WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on August 6, 2019
Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on August 6, 2019

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