Bismuth subsalicylate

November 28, 2005
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Bismuth subsalicylate was originally used in a formula developed 100 years ago by a doctor in his home to combat cholera infantum. A staple of many medicine cabinets, bismuth subsalicylate, in the form of Pepto-Bismol, is be taken by countless people during the holiday season to help reverse the effects of overindulging.

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