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A 24-year-old female asked:

I'm 27 wks pregnant and am taking cephalexin for a uti. in these past couple of days i am so sleepy, is it the uti or the antibiotics making me sleepy?

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Dr. Larry Eastburn
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Most likely UTI: It would be rare for the antibiotic to make you sleepy. The UTI in itself could wear you out and combined with the pregnancy is the most likely cause. Relax, take your medication, drink plenty of fluids and get well. Good luck.
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