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Colitis and antibiotics

Hi i have colitis and have just been given antibiotics for a infection on my wisdom teeth, i have just looked up about the antibiotics and it says that i shouldnt take them if i have stomach problems. the antibotics are called Metronidazole

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Colitis is a term used to denote an inflammatory bowel condition and it does not have any connection with stomach issues. If you are unsure if you should take the antibiotic call your GI or PCP and ask.
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