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I am taking cipro (ciprofloxacin) & flagyl for colitis. on antibiotics the diarrhea has gone from inconvenient to uncontrollable. can i take anything to control it?

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Dr. Martin Raff answered

Specializes in Infectious Disease

You may have Clostridium difficile colitis and need further evaluation, discontinuance of ciprofloxacin and possibly vancomycin and re-establishment of colonic flora designed to compete with the C. difficile. See a GI doc or an Infectious Diseases expert.

Answered Sep 27, 2014



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