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Compound Summary for: CID 16682734

bismuth subsalicylate

Also known as: Bismuth oxysalicylate, Pepto-bismol, Wismutsubsalicylat, Stabisol, Vismut, Spiromak forte, Bismuth oxide salicylate, Bismuthi subsalicylas
Molecular Formula: C7H6BiO4   Molecular Weight: 363.10054   InChIKey: QBWLKDFBINPHFT-UHFFFAOYSA-L
Bismuth subsalicylate is the active ingredient in the popular medication Pepto-Bismol that is used to treat nausea, heartburn, indigestion, upset stomach, diarrhea, and other temporary discomforts of the stomach and gastrointestinal tract. It is also the main ingredient of Kaopectate. It displays anti-inflammatory action (due to salicylic acid) and also acts as an antacid and mild antibiotic.   From: DrugBank
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