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Is it possible that amoxicillin make me feel tired?

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

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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Please tell me, could amoxicillin make me tired and not want to eat?

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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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?

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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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?

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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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?

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. Philip Miller
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Amoxil (Definition)

Amoxicillin (inn), formerly amoxycillin (ban) in some markets, and abbreviated amox, is a moderate-spectrum, bacteriolytic, β-lactam antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections ...Read more