Weight Loss & Dieting Community
Antibiotics and weight
About This Community:

A community of people interested in weight loss and dieting. Ask a question, join a conversation, share experiences: balanced menus, popular diets, exercise, metabolism, healthy snacks, nutrition, and weight loss surgery.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Antibiotics and weight

I have an infection and am taking cipro and flagyl.  I thought that because of the rules around taking one on an empty stomach and the other with food and because it makes my insides not feel so good that I would lose weight.  Not so!  I can almost watch my thighs grow!  I've been good except to help the burning in my gut I did make some tapioca pudding yesterday and ate it all last night.  I've cut my wine as it is a no no with the drugs and thought that would help too.  Has anyone else experienced weight gain on antibiotics?
Related Discussions
428506 tn?1296560999
I don't know for sure, but as someone who has been on multiple antibiotics since Dec and having a very tough time with my weight, I'd like to think it's part of why I'm so challenged.  I can relate to taking some with food and some without, then also probiotics that need to be taken hours apart from the antibiotics!  As a result, I have two pill cases, each with AM/PM sections, or else I lose track.

Let me know if you feel a return to equilibrium once you are finished with the antibiotics.  In the meantime, hang in there and at least you know you're knocking out your infection!
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Recent Activity
Avatar universal
Blank
swroques is ...stretching after a run Comment
1 hr ago
2020005 tn?1464196836
Blank
KTowne commented on KTowne's status
1 hr ago
1236893 tn?1408490528
Blank
Blank
Weight Tracker
Track your weight over time
Start Tracking Now
Top Healthy Living Answerers
649848 tn?1424570775
Blank
FL
1236893 tn?1408490528
Blank
1530171 tn?1448133193
Blank
London, ON
Weight Loss & Dieting Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543 tn?1463449675
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Healthy Living Answerers
649848 tn?1424570775
Blank
FL
1236893 tn?1408490528
Blank
1530171 tn?1448133193
Blank
London, ON