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Why do doctors combine Cipro and Flagel?

Posted 3 Jul 2012 3 answers

I meant Cipro. I was being treated for diverticulitis and both medications were prescribed each 500 mg twice a day. After 4-5 days I started to have a metalic taste in my mouth, sensitivity to odors (like car exhaust) and general listlessness. I went off the medication, diverticulits symptoms ...

Has anyone here experienced permanent damage from levaquin?

Posted 20 May 2016 14 answers

I had diverticulitis and my doctor gave me levaquin and flagyl. I've read some scary stories about levaquin, but I was so sick, I just took it and didn't think twice about it. Has anyone had an adverse delayed reaction to it?

Has anyone had an overactive sense of smell while taking flagyl?

Posted 21 Oct 2011 10 answers

While I'm confident Flagyl is working I have suffered some severe side effects, one of which is unlisted. I believe it is working because my abdominal pain has significantly decreased since being diagnosed with diverticulitis about 1 week ago. I am also taking Cipro. The reported side effect ...

Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Are there any long-term adverse side effects from taking Bentyl?

Posted 19 May 2016 5 answers

I just got diagnosed with diverticulitis. I got so much relief from the pain with Bentyl. But it makes me very drowsy, kind of like the drowsiness that comes with taking benadryl. Is this safe to take long-term without causing other health problems in the long run? I had never heard of Bentyl till ...

My doctor prescribed Cipro and Flagyl For diverticulitis. Due to side effects, can I stop Cipro?

Posted 5 Mar 2017 1 answer

I have been taking both as prescribed for 5 days. I am having increased anxiety verging on panic attacks. Is it safe to discontinue the Cipro at this point? I have to return to work in 2 days and don't feel safe doing so with these side effects.

Ciprofloxacin - Does Cipro cause lower back pain?

Posted 24 Jul 2017 1 answer

On a 10 day dose for diverticulitis and only 2 days left. I am still in agony with a pain in my lower back left side, near to where the kidneys are. I don't know if this is a side effect of the Cipro or is it that this tablet isn't clearing my infection. The pain is really bad, other pain ...

I aam taking ciprofloxacin and metronidazole for diverticulitis of sigmoid colon disorder?

Posted 20 Jan 2016 4 answers

If I drank alcohol in combination with the two drugs ciprofloxacin and metronidazole will I get liver damage? Such as few beers...

I have IBS, acid reflux, hiatus hernia and diverticulitis. I think now I've got Crohn's?

Posted 18 Jul 2011 4 answers

... disease what is good for these symptoms? I don't take anything except for tums and I eat them like candy when I have a flare up.

Depression - Has anyone here had a positive experience to share about Levaquin? I need to know that?

Posted 23 May 2016 11 answers

... there are people who have been helped by Levaquin. I have heard many negative "scare stories" and bad experiences that people have had, so now can anyone say anything positive about it?

Metronidazole - I have been prescribed Flagyl for a diverticulitis flare up. I have had chills....

Posted 5 Apr 2018 3 answers

... and nausea each time that I take this medication and have read that that is one of the side effects. Has anyone had this experience? If you have can you please comment on what your doctor substituted the Flagyl with? Thank you I am very frustrated and hope someone can provide some answers

Is anyone taking Linzess 290 twice daily??

Posted 19 Nov 2015 3 answers

I've been reading everyone's experience with Linzess but have not read of anyone needing to take it 2 x day. Lucky for you :-) Long story short, colon resection for sigmoid diverticulitis, followed by IBS-C. After several failed medications I started out taking Linzess 145 once daily, ...

Started Cipro and Flagyl today, prescribed 2 x a day. Took w/ small meal & LG glass of water?

Posted 31 May 2018 2 answers

Took a 3 hour nap then went downstairs to pack fishing gear for a deep sea fishing trip this weekend. Became lightheaded and nauseated. My wife thought that I was hypotensive. Ortho.BP checked.BP while sitting was 108/68, BP on standing was 96/62. Could this happen because of the medication? Should ...

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