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I am taking antibiotics after food. Exactly how long should I wait to take tablet after food?

1 Doctor Answered
Antibiotics can cause side effects like diarrhea and changes to the gut microbiota, but luckily, certain foods can reduce the risk. One should take it after each meal, as they are usually very aggressive and stronger for the stomach, and most of these pills have an effect or secondary gastric irritation, should definitely always be taken with plenty of water.
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