Bismuth subcitrate

Generic Medicine Info
Moderate-severe renal insufficiency. Pregnancy, child <14 yr.
Special Precautions
Lactation. Monitor renal function regularly.
Adverse Reactions
Darkening of tongue or stools. Nausea, vomiting, bone and joint toxicity.
Potentially Fatal: Possibility of bismuth poisoning and fatal encephalopathy in patients with renal impairment or if given over prolonged periods. Renal failure and liver damage.
Drug Interactions
Food, milk, antacids, tetracyclines and H2-receptor antagonists reduce activity of drug.
ATC Classification
A02BX05 - bismuth subcitrate ; Belongs to the class of other drugs used in the treatment of peptic ulcer and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Disclaimer: This information is independently developed by CIMS based on bismuth subcitrate from various references and is provided for your reference only. Therapeutic uses, prescribing information and product availability may vary between countries. Please refer to CIMS Product Monographs for specific and locally approved prescribing information. Although great effort has been made to ensure content accuracy, CIMS shall not be held responsible or liable for any claims or damages arising from the use or misuse of the information contained herein, its contents or omissions, or otherwise. Copyright © 2021 CIMS. All rights reserved. Powered by
Register or sign in to continue
Asia's one-stop resource for medical news, clinical reference and education
Sign up for free
Already a member? Sign in