bismuth subgallate (OTC)

Brand and Other Names:Devrom
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Dosing & Uses

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Dosage Forms & Strengths

tablet

  • 200mg
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Fecal Odor with Colostomy, Ileostomy, or Incontinence

Chew or swallow 200-400 mg PO TID with meals

Dosage Forms & Strengths

tablet

  • 200mg
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Fecal Odor with Colostomy, Ileostomy, or Incontinence

Chew or swallow 200 mg PO TID with meals

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Adverse Effects

Frequency Not Defined

Temporary darkening of tongue

Temporary dark/black stool discoloration

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Warnings

Contraindications

Hypersensitivity

Cautions

Hepatic or renal impairment

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Pregnancy & Lactation

Pregnancy category: C

Lactation: Poorly absorbed in to system circulation

Pregnant or breastfeeding patients should seek advice of health professional before using OTC drugs

Pregnancy Categories

A:Generally acceptable. Controlled studies in pregnant women show no evidence of fetal risk.

B:May be acceptable. Either animal studies show no risk but human studies not available or animal studies showed minor risks and human studies done and showed no risk.

C:Use with caution if benefits outweigh risks. Animal studies show risk and human studies not available or neither animal nor human studies done.

D:Use in LIFE-THREATENING emergencies when no safer drug available. Positive evidence of human fetal risk.

X:Do not use in pregnancy. Risks involved outweigh potential benefits. Safer alternatives exist.

NA:Information not available.

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Pharmacology

Mechanism of Action

GI deodorant

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