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I'm taking Ciprofloxacin 250mg two tablet twice a day. I have

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I'm taking Ciprofloxacin 250mg two tablet twice a day.
I have been taking it for 2.5 days.
Today I noticed that my stools are quite dark.
What does it mean? What should I do? Should I worry or it's a normal side effect?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
This is Dr. David
dark brown stools are normal.
tar black stools are a sign of bleeding from your stomach or esophagus
but dark brown is 100% normal
best to take a probiotic daily when you are taking cipro antibiotics to prevent diarrhea caused by the antibiotics and prevent c diff bowel infections from antibiotics.
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