Stomach bloating and shortness of breath

Patient: Can ciprofloxacin cause stomach bloating when ingested orally?

Symptoms: bloated stomach, shortness of breath

Doctor: Ciprofloxacin may cause gasric side effects in some individuals. The most common being nausea, vomiting, upset stomach/ abdominal bloating and abdominal pain. Try to have the medication after meals to avoid such symptoms.