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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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Adult temp of 101.4. Other day fever free however all last week had a temp. On antibiotics. Is it normal to get a high temp again like this?

Adult temp of 101.4. Other day fever free however all last week had a temp. On antibiotics. Is it normal to get a high temp again like this?

You may need to: get back to the healthcare provider that treated you initially if the fever is increasing back up or persistent. Sometimes fever can occur due to a viral infection that the antibiotics (which are used to treat bacterial infections) cannot touch. Or it may be a sign that the original bacterial infection is resistant to the antibiotic that you are taking. ...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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How to lower a high temperature without using antibiotics? My childs been vomiting all day

How to lower a high temperature without using antibiotics?  My childs been vomiting all day

Cool compresses,: Cool bath, and tylenol (acetaminophen) may prove helpful for temperature control. The most important thing for vomiting is adequate hydration. Depending on age, popsicles are helpful, solids can be deferred as clear fluids are ingested. If unable to drink fluids, and urine output is declining, then going to the er for IV fluids is warranted. Antibiotics are rarely needed in this scenario. ...Read more

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Sinusitis in 12 month old 18 lbs was give second round of antibiotics high dose 400mg bid for 7 days. Does this seem right ?

Sinusitis in 12 month old 18 lbs was give second round of antibiotics high dose 400mg bid for 7 days. Does this seem right ?

Hard to answer: Since you didn't name the med, or the previous med, it is hard to answer your question. This is in the correct dosing ballpark for Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) or Amoxil, but whether or not it would be appropriate depends on the prior med. ...Read more

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High wbc around 15 but continues to be high and took antibiotics...still not down..can't find out wats goin on...please help!!

High wbc around 15 but continues to be high and took antibiotics...still not down..can't find out wats goin on...please help!!

High WBC: One clue is in the differential count of your CBC. Neutrophils (granulocytes) fight bacteria whereas monocytes and other lymphocytes fight viruses. Also, consider that perhaps your antibiotic is not working, and might need to be changed to a different antibiotic to cure your infection. Go back to the doctor. ...Read more

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How long is to long having a high fever on antibiotics? (101.8-103)

36-48 Hours : As a general rule, fevers from a bacteria infectious source should start to trend downwards within 1 to 2 days. A reassessment of the condition, change or addition of another antibiotic may be considered at that point. Many things can cause fevers except bacteria & that possibility must be considered. Sometime more that antibiotics is needed such as a drainage. ...Read more

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Should an elevated strep. Titer be treated with antibiotics?

Should an elevated strep. Titer be treated with antibiotics?

No: This means your child had a previous strep infection and had an immune respone which is a good thing. The elevation does tell us when the infection was active.So rely on what symptoms your child has and ask advice of your doctor. If your child is sick and has a positive throat culture , yes antibiotics are needed. ...Read more

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How do I no if I have myocarditis had toothe infection for two weeks been on antibiotics but high temp shaky achy high aniexty x ?

How do I no if I have myocarditis had toothe infection for two weeks been on antibiotics but high temp shaky achy high aniexty x

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Consult: With the symptoms you describe it sounds like you have an infection, but there is no way to know what or where. If you are under the care of a doctor s/he will work with you to control these symptoms. If not, consult with one. Persevere. ...Read more