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Related to bismuth subgallate: bismuth subsalicylate
used internally in diarrhea and externally as an astringent and protective dusting powder.
C7H5BiO6, a bright yellow tasteless, odorless powder. It was first used for treatment of skin diseases. General use is the same as for bismuth subnitrate.
CAS # 99-26-3
See also: bismuth
a chemical element, atomic number 83, atomic weight 208.980, symbol Bi. See Table 6. Several insoluble salts, including the subcarbonate and subnitrate, have been used in the management of inflammatory diseases of the stomach and intestines. Toxic doses cause kidney damage.
used topically in wound powders and in the treatment of metritis.
bismuth subsalicylate, bismuth salicylate
an insoluble salt, used orally in the treatment of diarrhea and as an antacid. There is liberation of salicylic acid which acts against prostaglandin synthetase.