Which medications can cause diarrhea?

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Some medications may cause diarrhea as a side effect. Here are some of the most common:
  • Anti-inflammatory medications, such as ibuprofen or naproxen
  • Arthritis medications
  • Antibiotics
  • Blood pressure medications
  • Heart medications
  • Anticancer medications

If you've recently started taking a medication and are experiencing diarrhea, call your doctor or pharmacist for advice.

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