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bismuth subsalicylate 
A bismuth salt of salicylic acid. Little absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract, bismuth subsalicylate exerts a local effect on the gastric mucosa, coating it and protecting it from the corrosive effects of acid and pepsin. This agent also has local antimicrobial properties. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
US brand name:Pepto-Bismol