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Bismuth Subsalicylate (Kaopectate, Pepto-Bismol) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

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Bismuth Subsalicylate (Kaopectate, Pepto-Bismol) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

What is the Generic Name for Kaopectate, Pepto-Bismol?

bismuth subsalicylate

What is the Trade Name for bismuth subsalicylate?

Kaopectate, Pepto-Bismol

What are the Indications of Bismuth Subsalicylate (Kaopectate, Pepto-Bismol) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

diarrhea, heartburn, indigestion, H. pylori associated ulcer

What are the Actions of Bismuth Subsalicylate (Kaopectate, Pepto-Bismol) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

Stimulates the absorption of fluids and electrolytes in the intestinal wall, reduction in hypermotility of
the stomach, and binds to toxins.

What is the Therapeutic Class of Bismuth Subsalicylate (Kaopectate, Pepto-Bismol) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

antidiarrheal, antiulcer

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Bismuth Subsalicylate (Kaopectate, Pepto-Bismol) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

adsorbant

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Date Published - Sep 13, 2017
Date Modified - Apr 9, 2019

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