Message Number: YG2067 | New FHL Archives Search
Date: 2001-04-02 19:40:00 UTC
Subject: Re: pepto vs pepcid for GI problems question

--- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., "Brett Middleton" <brettm@a...> wrote:
> dbrn2@a... wrote:
> > i emailed the surgeon, he emailed back a response to start pepto
> > tab qd or carafate. since carafate is a script, i wanted to start
> > him on pepto. i can't find any pepto in tablet form at the local
> > pharmacy.
> Pepto-Bismol comes in chewable tablets as well as liquid. The
> contain 262 mg, which is the same amount found in 15 ml (1
> of the regular-strength liquid Pepto. So 1/4 tab would be 65.5 mg,
> the same as 3.75 ml of the liquid. Someone else may correct me, but
> think you'd be fine giving 1 ml of the liquid four times a day.
> Brett
>Hi Brett,

thank you very much. i live in a teeny tiny hamlet and the local
pharmacy doesn't have the chewable tabs, he didn't bother to tell me
there was such a thing though. i will definitely use the liquid, and
will go buy it now.

again thanks
> *SLMW 1.0* I saw this in a cartoon once, but I think I can do it