A 67-year-old female asked:
Tooth extraction on thursday preceded by clindamycin 600 mg for premed before procedure. regularly take miralax (polyethylene glycol) for constipation. black loose stools ?
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Medication use : Taking some medications can cause GI changes. Contact your prescribing doctor if the problem continues.
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Orthodontics 54 years experience
Evaluation: Black stools indicate bleeding somewhere along GI tract. Single dose of antibiotic and the small amount of bleeding from a single tooth extraction is probably not the cause. Run your symptoms by your primary care practitioner. Further studies may be indicated.
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Last updated Feb 27, 2019
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