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Biaxin Bad Taste In Mouth
YES: One of side effect, chew mint and taste will disappear. ...Read more
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Had a flu for 12 days now, dr gave me clarithromycin as it is turning into infection. I have bad taste in mouth, and fevers still, how long for it works?
Bad taste in the mouth is a side effect of cl;arithromycine usually described as metallic taste
but you have complicated influenza with secondary bacterial infection with poor responce to clarithromycine
i will advice to go back to your doctor and have another check up. You may need blood test, sputum culture and chesr xray if your doctor feels it will help and may be change of antibiotics. ...Read more
Should I stop taking Clarithromycin due to sideeffects? Severe nausea, belly aches, dizziness, headaches, bad taste, digestion. No diarrhoea
IT SHOULD GO AWAY: Soon after you stop taking it. Consult with your doctor and please finish the prescription. ...Read more
I have red patches in my mouth, a bad cough that will not go away. My doctor prescribed me biaxin (clarithromycin) but it didn't help.?
Red patch: You should see a dentist that will do a biopsy to rule out any significant pathology ...Read more
Is there anything that can help with bitter taste in the mouth & throat caused by taking Clarithromycin? Please help. Thank you!
Tough problem: Lots of people complain about this problem with clarithromycin. You can take it with food, that helps. But they also complain it ruins the taste of the food they've eaten. Other folks have reported they take the medicine and immediately brush their teeth, suck on hard candy or chew really strong chewing gum. Good luck...hopefully you won't be on it for long. ...Read more
I finished prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin) 2 months ago and I still get a metallic taste in my mouth. Is it normal?
Metallic Taste: That taste from medication should certainly be gone. One of the other top reasons for this taste is blood, due to the iron in it. May be bleeding from your nose. Time to see your doc and be evaluated. ...Read more
I have had a sinus infection for about a month. My ear is so clogged my head hurts bad. I was on amoxicillin puffer and biaxin (clarithromycin) and still not gone.?
Total diagnosis: Have you had a dental exam and xrays to eliminate an infected upper tooth? ...Read more
Pneumonia and am currently taking biaxin (clarithromycin). My mouth is producingand annoying. Is this a side effect of the drug, or being ill?
Both possible: The medication you are taking can produce unpleasant tastes, but you don't specify what the problem is. Certainly people who are ill may have a variety of manifestations of the illness, and in addition, antibiotics can predispose one to secondary infections, like thrush, which can be very unpleasant. ...Read more
Prescribed Clarithromycin on 3rd dose. After I take the roof of my mouth itch and random spots on my face. Online says mild itch less serious sideeffect?
Does amoxicillin/clarithromycin/omeprazole cause mouth and tongue sores? If so, how do I relieve the soreness?
Oral Sores: You did not mention why you are on these medications. You would have to be seen by dentist and\or physician in order to establish the cause of your mouth and tongue sores and how best to alleviate the problem. ...Read more
Hard, bony lump on roof of mouth. 14 days on amoxicillin and biaxin (clarithromycin) still there. It's to the right of midline. Torus? Some say no some say yes. Help!
Listen: To your dentist. It sounds like torus palatinus, harmless. ...Read more
I have strep throat. Took 3 pills250 clarithromycin had to stop due to mouth itching. Got through two days of zpack and itching. Enough to kill it?
Maybe/maybe not: There are some strains that are relatively resistant to that family of antibiotics. A partial treatment may be too brief and you may remain contageous. You might check back with your doc and see if s/he will send out something else. ...Read more
When my patients report these symptoms to me, the most obvious thing is Reflux, which is stomach acid coming up into the esophagus. It is provoked by spicy foods, tomato sauce, garlic, carbonated drinks, chocolate, coffee, eating too large a meal, going to bed shortly after having a meal, drinking liquid before bed. Hope this helps.
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I'm 21 and I've noticed a recurring bad taste in mouth, sour almost im terrified that it could be diabetes, could it?
That's relative: That would be subjective if we are talking about food. Medically, it would be a taste that you personally felt was not normal, or one that was anoying, or of sudden onset and persistant despite the absense of food or drink. ...Read more
Anesthesia....: ...Some of the chemicals used in anesthesia may cause this, or it could be from dry mouth. If you had inhalation general anesthesia, the gasses may have been chemically bound to the water content in your mouth. This will clear after a while. ...Read more
Dehydration? Meds?: Drugs that dehydrate can cause this, not drinking enough h2o can, and medications which cause dry mouth (and their are many), all encourage the growth of bacteria in your mouth which can makes things "not right." also, many patients on antibiotics have a metallic or earthy feel in the mouth, and things taste bad. However, this should last until you finish the course. A zinc defiency does this. ...Read more
I am experiencing toothache. The following also describes me: Bad taste in mouth. What should I do?
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