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Can metronidazole cause stool to become lighter than normal? Taking probiotic

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Can metronidazole cause stool to become lighter than normal. I'm also taking a probiotic.
Posted Thu, 6 Sep 2012 in Medicines and Side Effects
Answered by Dr. Sudhir 2 hours later

Yes, it can make changes in stools. But it is temporary issue and no additional treatment is needed. You can continue probiotics.

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