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Can antibiotics make you bloated?

Can antibiotics make you bloated?

Yes: Antibiotics frequently cause GI side effects including nausia, vomitting, diarrhea and bloating. Probiotics like vsl#3 have been shown to decrease the incidence of antibiotic induced diarrhea and c. Difficile disease. They are over the counter and might help your bloating as well. Feel better. ...Read more

Dr. John Leander Po
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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more


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Does antibiotics make you constipated?

Does antibiotics make you constipated?

In general: In general, antibiotics have a common adverse effect of causing loosening of stools or diarrhea...Although anything is possible! ...Read more

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Can antibiotics make you vomit?

Can antibiotics make you vomit?

Vomiting: Yes certain antibiotics, especially the liquid ones, can make you vomit. ...Read more

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Can antibiotics make you thirsty?

Can antibiotics make you thirsty?

Probably: There are most likely some antibiotics that when taken, can make an individual thirsty. Check the side effect pamphlet that is included in every antibiotic prescription. ...Read more

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Can antibiotics make you constipated ?

Can antibiotics make you constipated ?

Generally no: Most antibiotics, if they cause any GI side effects, it is generally going to cause diarrhea, not constipation. ...Read more

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Can mersyndol make you constipated?

Can mersyndol make you constipated?

Absolutely: Mersyndol contains codeine, a narcotic pain reliever. All narcotics can result in constipation as they slow transit in the intestines, decreasing movement of the intestinal contents along the intestinal tract. ...Read more

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Can taking antibiotic make you tired?

Can taking antibiotic make you tired?

Many reasons: Usually you feel tired due to the infection that has caused you to need the antibiotic. Some antibiotics can cause side affects that could contribute, such as diarrhea . Consult w your dr. If you are overly tired while on certain meds! ...Read more

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Can amoxicillin make you nauseous?

Known adverse effect: Beta lactams (of which Amoxicillin is one) have a major adverse reaction of gastrointestinal upset. ...Read more

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Can antibiotics make you depressed?

Yes antibiotic si: There are two ways: fluoroquinolone like Levaquin and Cipro (ciprofloxacin) can cause depression and psychotic reactions. If you have a severe infection, the killing of bacteria cause release of cytokines which make you feel ill which is similar to depression. These can also be life saving meds, discuss problems with your prescriber. ...Read more

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Can pinworms make you constipated?

Doubtful: I doubt that the pinworms are constipating. The cause of constipation could be a different cause and should be explored. Pinworms can be diagnosed by a stool test. ...Read more

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What cheeses will not make you constipated?

What cheeses will not make you constipated?

Cheese myth: A Scandinavian study demonstrated that cheese has no proclivity to constipate and is an old wives tale ...Read more

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Do antibiotics make you bloated?

Do antibiotics make you bloated?

Possible: But what antibiotics are you talking about. Several may give some takers upper GI issues, some may alter intestinal bacterial flora and create problems in that fashion. Tell us what drugs you are referring to. ...Read more

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Can distaclor antibotics make you vomit and if so what can you do?

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distaclor antibotics make you vomit and if so what can you do?

Abx side effects: Its a second generation cephalosporin and yes GI side effects are nausea, vomiting and even hepatitis always discuss these with the prescribing doctor so that they can guide you to appropriate therapy. ...Read more

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Can a bad hemorrhoid make you constipated?

Can a bad hemorrhoid make you constipated?

Yes: yes it can - due to pain, you learn not to go for a bowel movement often, so you risk getting constipated. ...Read more

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Can alcohol make you contstipated?

Can alcohol make you contstipated?

It can: most commonly causes diarrhea, but constipation is also possible. This is usually when alcohol is consumed to excess, not average social drinking of 1-2 drinks per day or less. If you are drinking at an unsafe level, you need to cut down. If you have problems cutting down, or if your drinking has reached abuse/dependency levels, you need to get help in stopping with a chemical dependency program. ...Read more

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Help! can antibiotics make you drowsy?

Help! can antibiotics make you drowsy?

Possibly: Some antibiotics can cause patients to become dizzy or drowsy while taking them. Please check the side effect pamphlet accompanying your prescription. Always see how you feel while on any medication before you decide to operate any heavy machinery. ...Read more

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Help! can antibiotics make you dizzy?

Help! can antibiotics make you dizzy?

Possibly: Some antibiotics can cause patients to become dizzy or drowsy while taking them. Please check the side effect pamphlet accompanying your prescription. Always see how you feel while on any medication before you decide to operate any heavy machinery. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Constipation (Definition)

Constipation is difficulty passing ...Read more