bismuth subgallate


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bismuth subgallate

[′biz·məth ‚səb′gal‚āt]
(organic chemistry)
C6H2(OH)3COOBi(OH)2 A yellow powder; dissolves in dilute alkali solutions, but is insoluble in water, ether, and alcohol; used in medicine.
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Bismuth subgallate tablets called Colo-Fresh are sold by the American Foundation for Preventive Medicine in Indianapolis, For more information, call AFPM at 1-800-558-2376.
Bismuth subgallate, the active ingredient of a number of over-the-counter preparations, has long been used for a variety of gastrointestinal problems.
SerVaas: Have you ever tried bismuth subgallate instead of Pepto-Bismol?