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Took anti inflammatory pills for sciatica. Loose stools, pain in the leg

I was told by my doc I have sciatica and its been two weeks. I was prescribed anti inflamatory pills but had to stop takibg them because it gave me loose stools where I wasvoiding up to 20 times in one day. Now I also started passing severe fowl smelling gas but my tummy or back doesnt hurt but my right side butt leg and calve are in pain. Im taking tenol extra strenth every 4-6 hours I took one an hour ago
Asked On : Tue, 26 Feb 2013
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General Surgeon 's  Response
Apr 2013
Hi and welcome to HCM. Thank you for your query.
It is questionable is it side effect of medicines or there is some other bowel disorder such as enterocolitis, inflamatory bowel disease or something third. In all cases you should drink plenty of fluids,eat easier food, high fiber food, fruit and vegetables. If this persists you should do stool bacterial analysis and then right treatment can be started. Wish you good health.
Answered: Sun, 9 Jun 2013
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