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Does clindamycin cause horrible gas and stomach pain ?

Does clindamycin cause horrible gas and stomach pain ?

Yes it can: Clindamycin, or virtually any other medication, can cause a variety of intestinal side effects. This is due to intestinal sensitivity to a substance that the intestines have not seen before. Talk with your prescribing doctor about other options. ...Read more

Clindamycin (Definition)

Part of the lincoside family . It has good gram positive an anaerobic coverage, but its association with the development of clostridium difficile infection has limited its use. It is used in certain drug allergy situations where staph, strep, pneumococcal, and anaerobic organisms. Its use in MRSA infections is spotty. It is a bacteriostatic drug that works ...Read more


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Can the antibiotic clindamycin cause middle stomach pain im on 300mg three times a day with Moderate stomach pain?

Can the antibiotic clindamycin cause middle stomach pain im on 300mg three times a day with Moderate stomach pain?

Abdominal pain : Most antibiotics cause some gastrointestinal symptoms. Nausea and abdominal pain are not rare. See if you can complete the antibiotic course otherwise ask your doctor if other antibiotics can be substituted. You didn't mention why you are on clindamycin? ...Read more

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Does gas cause stomach pain or it just cause pain in intestine ?

Gas pain: It will cause pain no matter where it is if blows the are up enough. ...Read more

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What causes stomach pain with gas and clear discharge from your bottom?

Infection: You may have a gastroenteritis, an infection of the GI tract. You should see your physician if it lasts for more than a couple of days. ...Read more

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Stomach pain from frequent constipation and gas build up. Causes and cures?

Stomach pain from frequent constipation and gas build up. Causes and cures?

Diet and/or meds: Chronic constipation can cause build up of gas as well constipation can be caused by not drinking enough fluids, not having enough fiber in your food, and sometime some over the counter or prescription medicines can also cause it have more fiber in your diet with whole grains, fresh fruits and vegetables and drink more fluids if that does not help short course of laxative with/without stool softner. ...Read more

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Stomach pain, smelly gas, and green stool. what causes this?

Stomach pain, smelly gas, and green stool. what causes this?

Diet: You may consult this site for info: http://www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/green-stool/basics/definition/SYM-20050708 ...Read more

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Is 'Orofer XT' taken daily expected to cause severe gas & stomach pain for 57+ F ? Does once a week dosage also sometimes can cause the same ?

Common side effect: GI symptoms are common side effects of iron pills. You should aim for most benefit for least side effects. The best is to go back to the primary care physician so you try lower doses and follow up with blood work. You can try the liquid form or take fiber supplements. But again make sue to follow up with the primary care physician. ...Read more

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What causes stomach pain burping and passing gas? Been happening for about 3 days. Not sure what to do. stomach pain comes and goes

What causes stomach pain burping and passing gas? Been happening for about 3 days. Not sure what to do. stomach pain comes and goes

Can be many things : Pain in abdomen burping and gas can be due to many conditions and it needs to be checked .it may be due to Gall Bladder disease,Gastritis,Peptic Ulcer disease,irritable bowel syndrome or several other conditions.To find out what is causing this,we need a detailed history and comprehensive physical exam and may need blood and urine test and imaging like ultrasound and /or Cat Scan etc to diagnose ...Read more

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Low Stomach pain, rumbling and movement inside stomach especially after eating and occasional passing of gas. What could be the cause?

Low Stomach pain, rumbling and movement inside stomach especially after eating and occasional passing of gas. What could be the cause?

Simplistically...: Movement of gut contents due to muscular activity of the GI tract is defined as "peristalsis." If your's is excessive, acutely increased, particularly noisy or bothersome so as to interfere with daily function then seek evaluation. Inhibition of peristalsis slows the above gut process and in some cases can quiet the rumbling. ...Read more

Dr. Chad Levitt
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Stomach Pain (Definition)

Most people will describe pain in any part of abdomen as stomach pain, it is what many patients say but in medical terms it is pain in the stomach which is located in middle of upper abdomen, so real stomach pain is the pain ...Read more


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Stomach Discomfort (Definition)

Stomach discomfort or pain can be due to problems in digestion or irritation to the stomach. Some people use the term to describe discomfort ...Read more