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cephalexin nausea

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
No interaction: Take both drugs as directed. There is no interaction between them. If any doubt remains, contact the doctor(s) who prescribed them. FYI, if you google ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Stop the cephalexin: Styes do not respond to cephalexin -- so as a first step, stop the antibiotic. Styes respond best to frequent application of very warm, moist soaks ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Both possible: It is certainly unusual for an "outer ear infection" to produce nausea and fatigue. Also strange presentation for influenza. Would check back with t ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
Another cause?: As you have experienced before, cephalexin usually doesn't cause such symptoms. Most people tolerate it very well. So maybe it's not the cause? Try ta ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. tarig Ahmed
14 years experience in Internal Medicine
Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate): Yes it can.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes, especially on a empty stomach.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Morris
13 years experience in Internal Medicine
Side effects: It can cause nausea and diarrhea so it could most likely cause heart burn as well
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience in Family Medicine
Possibly: All medications, including bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) can cause symptoms of indigestion. This is primarily due to your intestines b ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Willam Lau
9 years experience in Infectious Disease
Rash: Most common is rash, since it is a penicillin drug, but it also causes diarrhea.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Overall rather safe: Allergic side effects: skin rash, urticaria, photosensitivity, rarely - anaphylaxis, stevens-johnson syndrome. Gastro-intestinal: diarrhea, nausea, ab ... Read More
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A 75-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience in Infectious Disease
Possible: Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) classically causes more GI upset and kidney issues, but there are uncommon reports of it causing blurry vi ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
Are you infected?: Only take antibiotics your doctor prescribes if needed for an infection. Antibiotics have been shown not to help acne in the long run.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Weeks
44 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Zofran (ondansetron) is used to treat nausea and vomiting.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience in Internal Medicine
Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim): Anytime but usually within 1-2 hours.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Sulfonamides: These drugs are the most allergenic antibiotics available. You can have almost any type of problem from simple rashes, to anemia, fevers, life-threat ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not normal: You could be having reaction to augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate). Suggest you call Dr and change antibiotic
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Ok: This combination should be ok. You can always check with your pharmacist,however as he/she has access to all the information on medications and intera ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norman Knee
63 years experience in General Practice
Not necessarily: the symptoms presented are not typical of a drug allergy. It sounds like you are beginning with an upper respiratory infection.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
29 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Rash.: Most common side effect or allergy to Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is a rash. Often occurs a few days into the course of treatment, bu ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Lee
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Side effect on med: I would try to take the antibiotic with a full meal and lots of water. That may help and eat yogurt daily. I'f you still have nausea/ Gi upset then ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
38 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim): You need to stop it and call the doctor. If the symptoms are bad, you should got to the ER
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes: There are many potential side effects and toxicities from bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). Most common would be nausea, vomiting, diarrhea ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Levaquin (levofloxacin): Abdominal pain can occur with Levaquin (levofloxacin). Be sure to notify prescriber of side effects especially if there is severe abdominal pain.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Antibiotics: Yes, of course. Your stomach may be very sensitive given all of the antibiotics you have had in the past eight weeks.
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