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Everytime i take amoxicillin i get dizzy and lightheaded for a couple hours. This has been happening for yrs. Why is this?
Amoxicillin: Rare side-effects include mental changes, lightheadedness, insomnia, confusion, anxiety, sensitivity to lights and sounds, and unclear thinking. Immediate medical care is recommended with these side-effects. But if this has been happening for years and you have been taking it regularly for some reason it is unclear what is going on. If this is occasional, would stop taking it right now. ...Read more
I've had vertigo for 1 1/2 wks, slight pain in ear. Assuming inner ear infection. On amoxicillin..day 3. Still dizzy. How long do they norm last?
Vertigo: Vertigo has many causes but generally theres no pain with it. Sounds like you may have a middle ear infection which can cause pain and vertigo Antibiotics take 5 to 6 days to work. Drink lots of water. No alcohol. Hang in there. See an ENT if it doesnt get better ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi my mom has been taking amoxicillin 500 mg three times a day but she says that she votmits and also feels dizzy what do I do?
My wife woke up, she felt dizzy, every few hours or so she gets dizzy. This happened just today. She takes amoxicillin for bite on leg. Is it that?
Dizzyness: I do not know what kind of bit she got. Some bites requires rabies shot or tetanus shot. Doubt if it is related to antibiotic. Dizzynesss has many cause such as viral inner ear infection, anxiety, bppv, low bp etc, She need to see a doctor in person. Take her to an urgent care center or er if you can not get in touch with her doctor. ...Read more
Amoxicillin 1000mg twice s day for bronchitis, causing dizziness, hallucinating, palpitations, stomach pain... It's 2am on Sunday, What can I do???
Stop immediately : Stop the amoxicillin immediately. If the symptoms persist you should go to either urgent care or the emergency room at your nearest hospital for evaluation. Consider penicillin derivatives which includes Amoxicillin in the future as drugs which could cause an adverse reaction and avoid them. Ask for a different antibiotic for the bronchitis. ...Read more
Experiencing brain fog, dizziness, and lightheadedness after taking amoxicillin. Is this normal and if so for how long?
I have been feeling ery weird and dizzy lately. I just got over a sinus infection. I am taking amoxicillin 2g a day. Is this a side effect of the meds?
Probably not the med: Though meds can cause dizziness..In this case, in light of the sinus infection...I usually see it coming from the fact that the sinus drainage, causes some inflammation and swelling around the opening for the eustachian tubes, and this causes the middle ear to not drain adequately, and the build up of fluid and pressure...Often leads to the dizziness. ...Read more