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Pepto Bismol: how long does it take to work?


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#1 suffering

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Posted 04 August 2009 - 10:04 AM

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If you know you are going to eat something that might give you problems, when should you take Pepto Bismol?I know for Imodium, people say you should take it about 2 hours before if you want to prevent any IBS episodes, so I was wondering what the time frame is for PB? I'm just starting to try PB.


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#2 IanRamsay

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Posted 04 August 2009 - 12:09 PM

It used to start working for me in about 15 minutes, but that was for gerd, in theory it shouldent be longer than about an hour.cheersIan
Emetophobic since 1987, IBS A (More C) since 1990, Chronic GERD + Chronic Gastritis since 1987. When people say it cant get any worse, i say at least you are still breathing! Keep the faith. Currently in remission thanks to specific strain probiotics and 12 years of probiotic reaserch.





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