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Can antibiotics make you vomit?

Can antibiotics make you vomit?

Vomiting: Yes certain antibiotics, especially the liquid ones, can make you vomit. ...Read more

Dr. John Leander Po
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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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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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Why are the antibiotics not working for vomiting mucus daily been taking them since Monday 23 and am still vomiting mucus everyday ?

Why are the antibiotics not working for vomiting mucus daily been taking them since Monday 23 and am still vomiting mucus everyday ?

Vomiting mucus: some needs to figure out what's causing the vomiting. Antibiotics generally don't help with that problem. See a gastroenterologist and get definitive diagnostic and treatment p[an ...Read more

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What to do if i vomit up one of my doxy.Antibiotic pills n hour after i take it?Take another one soon as i feel better or wait til time for next pill

What to do if i vomit up one of my doxy.Antibiotic pills n hour after i take it?Take another one soon as i feel better or wait til time for next pill

Vomiting Medicine: Here is the recommendation i give my patients. If you throw up after taking a medication you retake the medicine if you vomited less than thirty minutes after taking the pill. Otherwise you take you next pill when it is time for it. ...Read more

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I am having abdoninal pain and vomiting after taking antibiotics what could it be

I am having abdoninal pain and vomiting after taking antibiotics what could it be

Take another abx: Often people are not able to tolerate certain antibiotics. Make sure you're not taking it on an empty stomach. You need to notify your physician and try another antibiotic. ...Read more

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My daughter is 4 years old and has a cough every time she coughs she starts vomiting does she need a antibiotic?

My daughter is 4 years old and has a cough every time she coughs she starts vomiting  does she need a antibiotic?

Not necessarily: Kids often have some difficulty sorting the action of a deep cough with vomiting.Both actions involve some similar muscles & kids are less able to suppress vomiting if a deep cough triggers it. Only an exam & DX of a treatable cause requires abx. ...Read more

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My grandmother is taking antibiotics because of her mucormycosis which causes her to stop eating for varius weeks.What foods can help from vomiting?

My grandmother is taking antibiotics because of her mucormycosis which causes her to stop eating for varius weeks.What foods can help from vomiting?

Medicine: Medicine called zofran, (ondansetron) that can be prescribed by her doctor can decrease nausea and stop vomiting. The foods that i would avoid would be anything heavy, greasy and spicy. Generally, broth, gel-o, non acidic juice are tolerated better. ...Read more

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After a c section, after 17 hours labour and lots of antibiotics, I am getting vomiting attacks that are intense and lots of dry wretching with hot and cold feeling. Is it normal?

After a c section, after 17 hours labour and lots of antibiotics, I am getting vomiting attacks that are intense and lots of dry wretching with hot and cold feeling. Is it normal?

One more thing: I didn't mention in my other answer, but that is usually associated with pain in the right upper quadrant is gallstones, but all of my pts who had gallstones post partum also had a lot of pain or u could havce a kidney infection, but that is always assciated with flank pain in he back on one side or the other, your doc can easily do testing to r/o all causes. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Nausea is the sensation of having an urge to vomit. Vomiting is forcing the contents of the stomach up through the esophagus and ...Read more