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does flucloxacillin make you constipated

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably safe: This is a category b drug, meaning that no damage to the fetus has been reported, although there are no controlled studies. If your doctor feels it i ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
No: There are no withdrawal symptoms from this antibiotic.
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Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
19 years experience Pediatrics
Same class...: Your question creates another... why would you take these two together? Flucloxacillin and amoxicillin are in the same class of antibiotics. Assumin ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Allergic reaction?: Without seeing the rash there is no way in which it can be diagnosed over the internet, but the potential that this may be somehow related to the fluc ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience Family Medicine
In general: In general, antibiotics have a common adverse effect of causing loosening of stools or diarrhea...Although anything is possible!
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco Alencar jr
18 years experience Pain Management
Maybe: It can make patients constipated in 1 to 10% of the cases but usually when it is used in IV form, not orally.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Newton
18 years experience Pain Management
It can: Common side effect.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
When they cure...: ...A disease which suppressed your appetite (such as strep throat, ) the appetite will return to baseline.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Nortriptyline: Nortriptyline is an a tricyclic antidepressant. One of the side effects of this drug is to block acetylcholine at the parasympathetic nerve cell to s ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Dairy products are: Binding for some people - but not for every one.
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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Should not: There are many different antibiotics, and without being specific about which one you are taking it is difficult to be absolutely sure, but sleepiness ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
Cheese myth: A Scandinavian study demonstrated that cheese has no proclivity to constipate and is an old wives tale
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
32 years experience Psychiatry
Anticolinergic : Clozapine is thought to cause constipation based on its anticolinergic effects. Drugs that have anticholinergic properties inhibit GI smooth muscle to ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Sure: Any antibiotic can.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
32 years experience Infectious Disease
Doxycycline: Feeling tired is likely not a direct effect of this antibiotic. More likely, if you are feeling more tired than normal, it is a result of a combinati ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Altered flora: Diarrhea is much more common with antibiotics than constipation. However, any antibiotic can affect the good bacteria in the large intestine thus affe ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Possible: But what antibiotics are you talking about. Several may give some takers upper GI issues, some may alter intestinal bacterial flora and create proble ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Paul Pyles
32 years experience Addiction Medicine
Not usually: It can actually constipate you.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vikas Duvvuri
15 years experience Psychiatry
Side effect: Fazaclo slows down the movement of the muscles of the gut so that food takes longer to move along.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aleks Radovic
6 years experience Emergency Medicine
Unlikely: fatigued from the Cephalexin, maybe it is due to the infection you are trying to treat? I wouldn't give up on the antibiotic as of yet!
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Vitamin c: Usually too much vitamin c flushes out of your body through your kidneys. Gi side effects typically are diarrhea, gas, gastric upset (too much acid). ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmet Aybar
30 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Power of probiotics: Antibiotic use is usually associated with eliminating "good bacteria" dr your colon which then may promote overgrowth of other opportunistic bacteria. ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Antibiotics can: Antibiotics such as Azithromycin can cause diarrhea. They change the normal flora of the colon. Probiotics that contain acidophilus and bifidobacter w ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience Family Medicine
Abx and thirst: That is an interesting quesiton. I have not known of abx to cause increased thirst. Have never had patients tell me this. Makes me wonder if someth ... Read More
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