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A 52-year-old member asked:

Do most antibiotics make you get tired easily?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Jose Prieto-hernandez
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
No: Quinolone like Ciprofloxacin sometimes due the opposite and you feel more energetic So are activators or uppers!

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A 44-year-old member asked:

Why do antibiotics make me tired and achy?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Doubtful....: Few if any antibiotics have this kind of side effect. I would be more suspicious of symptoms of the infection being treated, or maybe a psychological reaction to that infection or the drug. Discuss it with the doctor who prescribed the antibiotic. Good luck!
A member asked:

Do antibiotics make you tired?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Not quite: It's not the antibiotics that make you tired but the infection that they're fighting. It would seem that it's the antibiotics but you don't take antibiotics any other time.
A 31-year-old member asked:

Why do antibiotics make you feel so tired?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See below: Probably not the antibiotic but rather the infection you are taking the antibiotic for.
Last updated Jun 17, 2021


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