Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Flagyl how long before they work?

5-7 days. But that does not mean to stop them , you shouid ask the prescriping physician.

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Being treated with Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Flagyl (day two) for colitis. How long should I hold off on exercise... When can I go for 30 min walks, if feeling okay?

Take it easy. Don't overexert, and start slow and for a short period (like 5 minutes) at first, to make sure it is not too much. Hold off until the pain has decreased to a mild level. Wear clothing appropriate to weather, so don't get too cold or too hot. Your body needs to spend time fighting infection not trying to regulate body temperature. You could try a short walk twice a day and gradually increase. Read more...

I have been told that I have diverticulitis and colitis. I am on oral cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Flagyl for both. How long for the meds to kick in and the diarrheatostop?

Confirm the dx. You first have to make sure that the diagnosis is correct. Diverticular associated colitis is a real entity, but it is less common than ulcerative colitis or crohn's disease. If a gastroenterologist confirmed that diagnosis with colonoscopy and biopsy, then sometimes antibiotics, such as Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Flagyl may not work to stop the diarrhea. Other treatment options are possible. Read more...

On Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Flagyl for colitis, also diagnoses of mild diverticulosis. Given vague dietary guidelines... How long eating BRAT diet? Then what to eat?

I don't think anyone. really knows for sure regarding dietary guidelines for people with colonic infections. Common sense says "binding foods" which include bananas and grains/oats can only sustain you so far, before the lack of animal proteins and fats kicks in. While that is in and of itself not a bad thing in relation to weight loss, you should consider increasing your diet back to normal within 2 weeks. Read more...
Colitits. Those medications and that condition make it important to eat carefully but doesn't have to be BRAT diet ( Banans, Rice, Applesauce, Toast) just nothing greasy or spicy or hard to digest - soups, rice, pasta, crackers, yogurt, etc- avoid any fast foods. Read more...

I was diagnosed with diverticulitis and was started on Flagyl and cipro (ciprofloxacin). How long before feeling better?

48 hours. You really should start feeling better within 48 hours, if not earlier. If your symptoms are not improving or worsening, you should consider talking to the doctor that prescribed the antibiotics. Read more...
Depends. If it is uncomplicated diverticulitis, you need to be on a liquid diet at most until the pain and fever resolve and you are passing gas/stool. The antibiotics should be continued for 14 days. You should fell better in 24-48 hours. If not have to suspect a complication, either perforation or abscess and may require hospitalization and/or surgery. Read more...

What's wrong with me? If I have diverticulitis why am on cipro (ciprofloxacin) and flagyl?

Infection. Diverticulitis is an infection in an out-pocketing of your intestine. If you have diverticulitis then Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Flagyl are the antibiotics you need to be taking to help clear the infection. Read more...
Infection. You have an infection of these pocket call diverticuli. Treament is antibiotic. Read more...

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...