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Is it possible that amoxicillin make you fatigued?

Is it possible that amoxicillin make you fatigued?

Yes it is possible: Yes, it is possible. It is listed as an uncommon side effect: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a685001.Html. Please consult your prescribing doctor to let him/her know of your fatigue so he/she can evaluate all causes including the amoxicillin. Hope the helps answer your question. ...Read more

Amoxicillin (Definition)

Amoxicillin is in the penicillin class of antibiotics. All penicillins are distinguished by the presence of a beta-lactam ring, and are known to kill bacteria by inhibiting synthesis (production) ...Read more


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Can augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) cause severe fatigue and weakness?

Can augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) cause severe fatigue and weakness?

Yes: Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) can change the microbial makeup of the GI tract and can lead to diarrhea and potentially loss of essential electrolytes, fluids and nutrients. These then can cause fatigue and weakness. ...Read more

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I finished a round of antibiotics ( amoxicillin) for strep throat and although the strep symptoms are gone, I am so fatigued.?

I finished a round of antibiotics ( amoxicillin) for strep throat and although the strep symptoms are gone, I am so fatigued.?

Immune system helps: The antibiotics kill many of the bacteria and prevent a secondary infection of rheumatic heart disease. Your body's immune system does the remainder of the work and can leave you needing rest and recovery time. ...Read more

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My son finished amoxicillin 4 days ago. Yesterday he woke up with fatigue & body aches + headache. This morning the rash subsided but now vomiting?

My child is ill: This very well may be a reaction or side effect in the GI tract of the antibiotic. If your child is improving then we have time to wait and watch. But, if there is any fever, increasing lethargy or unresponsiveness you may want to call your doctor on call. ...Read more

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Fatigue, malaise, weight loss, low grade fever. ASO screen >400. On oral amoxicillin, 10 days. No better. What needs to be checked next? What tests?

Fatigue, malaise, weight loss, low grade fever. ASO screen >400. On oral amoxicillin, 10 days. No better. What needs to be checked next? What tests?

Strep test: Did you have earlier ASO titer which then documented rise of ASO? If you truly had strep infection which was not sensitive to Amoxil (amoxicillin) there are plenty of others available. Your doc should speak to the ID maven at your local hospital and ask for advise on treatment in your particular zone. ...Read more

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29 yr. Old male with history of hypothyroid & has severe head cold and chest congestion since dec. Muscle weakness and fatigue. Is amoxil (amoxicillin) best route?

29 yr. Old male with history of hypothyroid & has severe head cold and chest congestion since dec. Muscle weakness and fatigue. Is amoxil (amoxicillin) best route?

Not cold: "a cold" it is generally meant to refer to a viral upper respiratory infection or uri. This is a self limited infection which means it gets better on its own in 1-2 weeks. When respiratory symptoms have persisted for this long it's time to look for another explanation. See a doctor who can take some time, and follow up. ...Read more

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On augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) for 10 days last dosage yesterday.Can this cause fatigue, muscle aches, joints to hurt, anxiety- been reading nasty stuff from patients?

On augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) for 10 days last dosage yesterday.Can this cause fatigue, muscle aches, joints to hurt, anxiety- been reading nasty stuff from patients?

Need more info: This is not likely to be due to augmentin, (amoxicillin and clavulanate) but allergic reactions may take strange forms. The question is why were you on antibiotics, was the diagnosis correct, do you have something else going on at the same time, etc.? If this keeps up please go see a good family practitioner or internist and get diagnosed and treated. Good luck. ...Read more

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I've had watery lungs chronic cough fatigue + mucus in sputum-1/1/14. I've taken augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) and prednisone. Recurring cold sxs. I've seen 2 drs. Help!

I've had watery lungs chronic cough fatigue + mucus in sputum-1/1/14.  I've taken augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) and prednisone. Recurring cold sxs. I've seen 2 drs. Help!

Many possibilities: A chest x-ray and a ct sinus may give a clue as to infectious etiologies. If your symptoms continue a visit to an allergist, pulmonologist or ENT may be in order. Some viruses can cause a chronic cough for months after the initial infection. ...Read more

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