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What can be done about stomach pains from cipro (ciprofloxacin) and flagyl?

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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Antibiotic cramps: Pain symptoms after antibiotics can be either in the stomach (with nausea, possibly vomiting, and some cramping) or in the colon with more intense cramps, often leading to diarrhea. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Flagyl are usually not that hard on the stomach, but they can cause a colitis. If that is what you have, the best course for relief is to stop the antibiotics (depending on what you are taking them for).
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