Minor gastrointestinal disturbances is a possible common side effect of this antibiotic, however other side effects such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea/constipation and flatulence are possible. Although relatively infrequent, these effects have necessitated termination of treatment in some individuals. The amount of time it takes for half of the drug to undergo elimination is 53 minutes, therefore in just under 5 hours of stopping the antibiotic, any effects which may have resulted from taking it should subside. If you are still experiencing the discomfort and pain we would suggest have it assessed by your GP when possible to eliminate any other causal factor.
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