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When you begin treatment with an antibiotic, this may wipe out the good bacteria in your gut along with the infection. When bad bacteria outnumbers the good bacteria, this can cause imbalance in your gut flora65

How to prevent diarrhea when using antibiotics⁶⁶

 

1. Use probiotics 

Probiotics are effective in relieving diarrhea caused by antibiotics as well as helping with abdominal pain and gas.

2. Watch what you eat

Trust your gut when choosing foods that may cause stomach problems like spicy foods, sugar, and fiber.

3. Take antibiotics with or without food

Consult your doctor on the correct treatment plan to follow with antibiotics, and when to take them in relation to your meals.