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Cipro (Definition)

Ciprofloxacin hydrochloride is an ocular anti-bacterial which is a ...Read more


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On cipro (ciprofloxacin) for mssa and am extremely bloated. could it be causing this?

On cipro (ciprofloxacin) for mssa and am extremely bloated.  could it be causing this?

Yes: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) or any antibiotics can cause abdominal symptoms such as bloating, nausea, diarrhea. Take a probiotic supplement and if it gets worse, talk to your prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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I've been on cipro (ciprofloxacin) for 2 days now, im still having pain in my urethra and pain on the left side of abdominal area and lower back, is that normal?

You should be : Improving if you are being treated for a urinary tract infection. If you are having back or flank pain, it might mean that infection is spreading to kidneys. Contact your doctor to see if you need another kind of antibiotic. ...Read more

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I have a UTI &started my first dose of cipro (ciprofloxacin) tnite. I feel like it's starting to upset my stomach. going on vaca in 4 days. Will i have side effects?

I have a UTI &started my first dose of cipro (ciprofloxacin) tnite. I feel like it's starting to upset my stomach. going on vaca in 4 days. Will i have side effects?

See remark: Sometimes some antibiotics cause stomach upset. Tell your doctor to prescribe a different antibiotics if you are going on vacation,so you enjoy your vacation. Bon Voyage ...Read more

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

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

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). ...Read more

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My fiancé has been on Cipro (ciprofloxacin) (500 mg) for 7 days for stomach infect. His last dose was last night and today hes stomach cramping. Normal?

My fiancé has been on Cipro (ciprofloxacin) (500 mg) for 7 days for stomach infect. His last dose was last night and today hes stomach cramping. Normal?

Normal: Abdominal symptoms after an antibiotic course, lack of appetite, diarrhea, even with blood, are pretty common side effects. Ask her to use probiotics or take yogurt to improve her digestive health. BTW, check dictionary for fianc'e vs fianc'ee! ...Read more

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I got a problem with food getting stuck in my upper stomach. I had a upper endoscopy and it was normal. This problem stated after taking cipro (ciprofloxacin)?

I got a problem with food getting stuck in my upper stomach. I had a upper endoscopy and it was normal. This problem stated after taking cipro (ciprofloxacin)?

Candida esophagitis?: Ask your doctor (preferably the GI doc who did the endoscopy) about the possibility of a candida (yeast) infection of your esophagus. Yeast overgrowth and infection can be triggered by broad spectrum antibiotics like ciprofloxacin. This should have been obvious by endoscopy, but still something to ask about. Maybe a trial of anti-fungal treatment like nystatin or fluconazole? ...Read more

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Had travelers diarrhea 2 months ago. Treated with ciprofloxacin. Still have a hard bloated stomach and don't feel my movements are back to normal.?

Had travelers diarrhea 2 months ago. Treated with ciprofloxacin. Still have a hard bloated stomach and don't feel  my movements are back to normal.?

Need to see your MD: Need tests every travelrs diarrhea is not due to bacteria , it could be due to parasites , amoeba , etc. You need stool cultures & analysis. Also depends where did you go, some diseases are location specific.Due to prevalence. ...Read more