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I'm taking 500mg of metronidazole 3x a day, clarithromycn 500 2x a omeprazike 2x why is my urine turning orangish brown treating peptic ulcer?
Metronidazole: This change in urine color is very likely due to the metronidazole you have been prescribed. Metronidazole may turn urine either “yellowish-brown” or a dark brown color. While the effect is known to occur, it is not known *why* it occurs. Although it is alarming at first sight, this change in urine color has not been proven to have any dangerous effect on the human body. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Peptic ulcer factors: The are a lot of factors that can cause peptic ulcers including but not limited to increased acid secretion, medications, H.pylori infection. some of them are acquired but not necessarly all of them. You should consult your physician to be able to find the specific cause of peptic ulcer ...Read more
Ulcer healing: In treating peptic ulcer disease, it is essential to withdraw potential offending or contributing agents such as nsaids, cigarettes, and excess alcohol. If the bacterium h. Pylori is discovered, your doctor will try to eradicate it. Stress reduction is not believed to have much bearing on healing of ulcers. You should probably avoid foods which cause symptoms (dyspepsia). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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