feeling aweful after antibiotics

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First week of July I was on a high dose of antibiotics.  More than I should have been given. Azithromycin 500mg for 7 days. I quit a day early for it made me sick.  I have a feeling of fullness all the time,  burp up food,  endless burping.  Feeling need to burp even on an empty stomach.  Acid reducers make me sick, simathacone and antacids not much relief.  Stomach is not sour just the fullness feeling and acid  reflux, burping. I am at my whits end!  I took probiotics and see some improvement  but bad days flare up. 

I am assuming that the antibiotics just totally killed my gut and probiotics should work?.  Should i take more probiotics   then directed?  Is there a particular brand that is fast acting?

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    No, don't take more than directed. These things are tested and exceeding your dose is not a good idea, at all.

    Why were you given antibiotic? Did you have fever? Blood Work? How was it determined you had infection, and what is the infection? Have you followed up with your doctor? Any recent surgeries? Are you active? I get a lot of bloating, as I just had my gallbladder removed. I walk. It helps. But you need to follow up with your doctor. Maybe find a gastroentonologist, for expert advice. But do not overdose on your probiotic.

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