A 31-year-old member asked:
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why do antibiotics make you feel so tired?

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Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Probably not the antibiotic but rather the infection you are taking the antibiotic for.
Answered on Aug 19, 2017

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