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Help! can antibiotics make you high?

Unlikely: What antibiotics are you asking about, where did you get them and what are you taking them for? Cannot imagine antibiotics making one "high", but then again do not know what you mean by "high". ...Read more

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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more


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What can cause continued high A.S.O titre despite antibiotics for 8 weeks +?

What can cause continued high A.S.O titre despite antibiotics for 8 weeks +?

Immune response: ASO titer is your body's immune response to the infection and will decline slowly in weeks and even months after the infection has gone. ...Read more

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What should I do after providing antibiotics to my 9-month-old son if his temperature is still high?

Notify the MD: If your child was prescribed antibiotics for an infection and the associated fever does not resolve within 2-3 days, you should notify the prescribing doctor. This could be an indication that a different antibiotic is needed, the condition is worsening, or antibiotics may not be the answer to this particular problem. ...Read more

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Been sick for 2months was elevated but told nothing is wrong that bein elevated may be my normal keep getting antibiotics with no relief?

Been sick for 2months was elevated but told nothing is wrong  that bein elevated may be my normal keep getting antibiotics with no relief?

Fever 2 mo: This is very abnormal. Perhaps it is time to get another opinion to find the cause. Antibiotics usually only help bacterial infections. ...Read more

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Can you tell me are my antibiotics causing a high pulse?

Can you tell me are my antibiotics causing a high pulse?

Likely not: Antibiotics do not commonly cause an elevated heart rate. But i presume you have an infection or fever; both of those can cause a faster heart rate. ...Read more

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I have been on antibiotics since November. Now Leu is high but nitrates are ok. I feel ok. Does that mean continuous antibiotics?

I have been on antibiotics since November. Now Leu is high but nitrates are ok. I feel ok. Does  that mean continuous antibiotics?

Impossible to say: Without knowing the reason you're on antibiotics, and which medication you're taking, it's difficult to impossible to say whether or not you'll need longer term continuous antibiotics. ...Read more

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Is 99.3 a normal temperature? I was sick a week ago with a fever had to go on antibiotics. I feel fine now but not sure why my temp is high.

Is 99.3 a normal temperature? I was sick a week ago with a fever had to go on antibiotics. I feel fine now but not sure why my temp is high.

Abs: This is a low grade temperature and usually not alarming. But need more history. You were on antibiotics for what reason? Did you get better? Could be all viral and then symptomatic treatment is recommended. Need more history from you ...Read more

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Can taking antibiotics cause high amylase?

Can taking antibiotics cause high amylase?

HIGH AMYLASE&ANTIBIO: No antibiotics and there are many different antibiotics used for various infections, but commonely used oral antibiotics do not cause elevation of amylase to my knowledge. ...Read more

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How high does your fever have to be to need an antibiotic when you have bronchitis?

How high does your fever have to be to need an antibiotic when you have bronchitis?

High...: Typically, bacterial bronchitis patients have a higher fever than viral bronchitis patients. Although there can be overlap, a fever of at least 100.5 (and usually it is higher than this!) would need to be present to say that, more likely than not, bacterial bronchitis is present. ...Read more

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