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What medication can be taken for diarrhea while on Cipro for chronic UTI?

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Dr. Ivo Ditah

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Posted on 11 hours ago in General Health
Question: I am taking Cipro 250mg daily HS for chronic UTI. I came down with very wet diarrhea. What is safe to take to control diarrhea. I have slight heart failure and am taking warfarin 5mg daily and low oxygen daily overnight. I am an 82 yea
r old female.
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Answered by Dr. Ivo Ditah 45 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Take Imodium. When did diarrhea start?

Detailed Answer:

Hi,

Imodium would be a great way to go to control diarrhea. I have no idea what caused this diarrhea and should it persist, we need to investigate and treat accordingly.

Start with oral imodium.

I wish you well.

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Dr. Ivo Ditah, Internal Medicine Specialist


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