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A 32-year-old member asked:

Can antibiotics make you feel woozy?

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Dr. David Martin
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 28 years experience
Side effects: Some antibiotics can make you feel this way. Every medicine reacts in a slightly different way in different people. If it is not that bad, finish out the course of antibiotics, but if it is bothersome, call your doctor to switch your medicine. Feel better.

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