Pharmacology and Safety of Bismuth Compounds

  • A. Slikkerveer
  • F. A. de Wolff
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The increasing tendency to administer colloidal bismuth subcitrate (CBS) in the treatment of Helicobacter pylori infections has renewed interest in the therapeutic use of bismuth compounds. Because of the still unexplained, epidemic-like outbreak of poisoning caused by inorganic bismuth compounds in France between 1972 and 1978, interest in its possible toxicity was also revived.


High Molecular Weight Protein Proximal Small Bowel Bismuth Compound Proximal Tubulus Bismuth Subcitrate 
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