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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.

 


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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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