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Can red cough medicine turn my stools reddish?

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In brief: Yes

Some red dyes in candy and syrups can turn stool reddish.
Not uncommon cause for panicky phone calls to the dr. Just make sure the redness clears when medicine is stopped.

In brief: Yes

Some red dyes in candy and syrups can turn stool reddish.
Not uncommon cause for panicky phone calls to the dr. Just make sure the redness clears when medicine is stopped.
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