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Dr. Abby, Board Certified MD
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Experience:  Family Physician, practicing medicine for over 10 years, United States
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I wanted to know if you could take pepto bismol when breas

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I wanted to know if you could take pepto bismol when breastfeeding

What are you wanting to use it for?

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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Stomach is upset and hurting, basically to settle her stomach
It is generally not recommended because it contains salicylate. This does pass through the breast milk.

I would recommend trying Tums, which is considered safe.

I hope that she feels better,

Feel free to ask any follow up questions you may have and I will be happy to discuss further,

Dr Abby

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