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Dr. Mark Diamond
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Is it possible that amoxicillin make me feel tired?

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Is it possible that amoxicillin make me feel tired?

No: No.That is not recognized side effect.But assuming you are taking it because you are ill, the illness may be affecting you. ...Read more

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Amoxil (Definition)

Amoxil is a third generation penicillin which is a kind of penincillin type drug (anti-bacterial ...Read more


Dr. Eric Levin
Board Certified, Psychiatry
36 years in practice
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Please tell me, could amoxicillin make me tired and not want to eat?

Dr. Eric Levin
Board Certified, Psychiatry
36 years in practice
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Please tell me, could amoxicillin make me tired and not want to eat?

Yes: either alone or interaction with other medications. call your physician especially if you have other symptoms like a rash or difficulty breathing or swallowing or any severe dizziness or nausea/vomiting. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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I'm taking amoxicillin for a sinus infection. Can the med make me tired or sleepy?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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I'm taking amoxicillin for a sinus infection. Can the med make me tired or sleepy?

Somnolence is a: Rare side effects. Maybe the sinus infection is making your tired. ...Read more

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Can you feel tired just because you're taking amoxicillin?

Dr. Yash Khanna
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Can you feel tired just because you're taking amoxicillin?

Yes it can in some: Yes it can in some patients but not that common. ...Read more

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
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I am recovering from two weeks of cold/sinus symptoms and taking amoxicillin. I'm tired, but i want to exercise. Is it better for me to rest?

Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
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Sinus: Your body tells you, exercise can be refresshing but if your head is hurting when you bend down or you are coughing, you probably need to give it some rest until you fully recover. ...Read more

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Dr. Vitaliy Krol
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I am on amoxicillin (875 mgs) for a sinus infection and after taking it, I can't help but feel really tired. Can the medication cause this?

Dr. Vitaliy Krol
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I am on amoxicillin (875 mgs) for a sinus infection and after taking it, I can't help but feel really tired. Can the medication cause this?

Fatigue : Any medications may have very mild or significant side effects. Serious side effects such as anemia, liver or kidney toxicity may in turn cause significant fatigue. Infection by itself can make you feel tired also. See your doctor for screening blood work if your fatigue symptoms persist or worsen dramatically ...Read more

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Dr. John cuong Doan
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I'm currently on metronidazole 400g 3 tablets a day and amoxicillin 500g 6 tablets a day, I'm on these due to a infection, I feel tired an drowsy?

Dr. John cuong Doan
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I'm currently on metronidazole 400g 3 tablets a day and  amoxicillin 500g 6 tablets a day, I'm on these due to a infection, I feel tired an drowsy?

Not sure what type: of infection you are treating with the above antibiotics, but chances are your symptoms may be more related to the disease course than the actual antibiotics. Metronidazole is known to cause some GI symptoms including nausea and vomiting, anorexia and fatigue, so it is possible that you are feeling effects of that drug. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Dr. Bassel Saksouk
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Finished full amoxicillin dose for sinus infection. 2 days after have nausea and diarrhea. Also abnormally tired. Medication side effects?

Dr. Bassel Saksouk
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Finished full amoxicillin dose for sinus infection. 2 days after have nausea and diarrhea. Also abnormally tired. Medication side effects?

See a doctor: Diarrhea after taking a course of antibiotics could indicate a serious infection. I recommend you see a doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Anthony Fritz
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My sore throat started on 5/13. I went to the doc on 5/20 &found out I had strep. I have been taking Amoxicillin but I'm still very tired. Is this ok?

Dr. Anthony Fritz
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My sore throat started on 5/13. I went to the doc on 5/20 &found out I had strep. I have been taking Amoxicillin but I'm still very tired. Is this ok?

Expected: keep taking your prescription until it is all gone. Continue to get plenty of rest and fluids. ...Read more

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Dr. David Malpass
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