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Can augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) cause severe fatigue and weakness?

Can augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) cause severe fatigue and weakness?

Yes: Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) can change the microbial makeup of the GI tract and can lead to diarrhea and potentially loss of essential electrolytes, fluids and nutrients. These then can cause fatigue and weakness. ...Read more

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Dr. Harinder Gill
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Amoxicillin And Clavulanate (Definition)

Is a fixed combination of the pencillin class medication Amoxicillin with a compound that inhibits bacterial betalactamase expanding the ...Read more


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On augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) for 10 days last dosage yesterday.Can this cause fatigue, muscle aches, joints to hurt, anxiety- been reading nasty stuff from patients?

On augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) for 10 days last dosage yesterday.Can this cause fatigue, muscle aches, joints to hurt, anxiety- been reading nasty stuff from patients?

Need more info: This is not likely to be due to augmentin, (amoxicillin and clavulanate) but allergic reactions may take strange forms. The question is why were you on antibiotics, was the diagnosis correct, do you have something else going on at the same time, etc.? If this keeps up please go see a good family practitioner or internist and get diagnosed and treated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Just started amoxicillin and clavulanate 875 & oxybutynin now one hour later c/o dizziness & muscle weakness.. Should i stop taking ?

Just started amoxicillin and clavulanate 875 & oxybutynin now one hour  later  c/o dizziness & muscle weakness.. Should i stop taking ?

Call your doctor: This site is not for specific advice for either diagnosis or treatment of a person's conditions. Your doctor knows you best and can advise. Oxybutinin has multiple complications and its limited usage suggests that you can safely stop it until you chat with your pcp. Clumsiness, confusion, convulsions, dizziness drowsiness, fainting, changes in heart rate and rhythm and fever may all occur. ...Read more

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I've had watery lungs chronic cough fatigue + mucus in sputum-1/1/14. I've taken augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) and prednisone. Recurring cold sxs. I've seen 2 drs. Help!

I've had watery lungs chronic cough fatigue + mucus in sputum-1/1/14.  I've taken augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) and prednisone. Recurring cold sxs. I've seen 2 drs. Help!

Many possibilities: A chest x-ray and a ct sinus may give a clue as to infectious etiologies. If your symptoms continue a visit to an allergist, pulmonologist or ENT may be in order. Some viruses can cause a chronic cough for months after the initial infection. ...Read more

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What causes severe back muscle stiffness an disoriented, balance trouble , fatigue, weakness? can barely move......

What causes severe back muscle stiffness an disoriented, balance trouble , fatigue, weakness? can barely move......

Need full work up: Your symptoms are troublesome. I would see your PCP for full eval. Need to get full work up to find correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can post partum anxiety cause severe body fatigue and weakness and a floaty feeling ? Been feeling awful had baby 4 months ago . Thyroid is normal

Can post partum anxiety cause severe body fatigue and weakness and a floaty feeling ? Been feeling awful had baby 4 months ago . Thyroid is normal

Yes it could: Both anxiety and depression post partum could give these nonspecific symptoms. The best thing for you to do is make an appointment with your Family Doctor to be evaluated for this. These are real conditions, not something you are imagining or can wish away. Please be seen as soon as is possible. ...Read more

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What does fullness in the i hilum mean? an could this cause severe fatigue. an weakness?

What does fullness in the i hilum mean?    an could this cause severe fatigue. an weakness?

Is this a: chest xray finding? It means there is possible enlargement of a part of the hilum, which is located in the central part of the lung, where the pulmonary blood vessels emerge from the heart.Usually this is just due to anatomic variations of the blood vessels, but it could also be due to adenopathy, a pulmonary circulatory abnormality, or mass.Talk to your doc, you may need a chest CT to sort it out ...Read more

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Can low vit d cause mild breathing weakness along with my body weakness and fatigue. Dr prescribed pills for severely low vit d?

Can low vit d cause mild breathing weakness along with my body weakness and fatigue. Dr prescribed pills for severely low vit d?

Low vitamin D: If your doctor has prescribed vitamin D for you the breathing weakness is not vitamin D related. What is your ethnicity? Vitamin D is lower but very safe in African-Americans. ...Read more

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What could cause 2 years of amenorrhea, fatigue, weakness and weight gain? My doctor ruled out pcos and thyroid. Now getting severe headaches...

What could cause 2 years of amenorrhea, fatigue, weakness and weight gain? My doctor ruled out pcos and thyroid. Now getting severe headaches...

Pituitary enlargemen: One possible explanation is an enlargement of the pituitary gland and the cells that make a hormone called prolactin. This hormone is normally increased in pregnancy and breastfeeding. If elevated at other times, the symptoms you describe along with a decrease in the range of vision, especially laterally, can also be noted. You should seek medical care immediately to have the proper testing pe. ...Read more

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Too much gastric and also nausea, tiredness, headache, missed periods, back ache is the symptom of pregnency or effect of augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 625 mg?Im confused

Too much gastric and also nausea, tiredness, headache, missed periods, back ache is the symptom of pregnency or effect of augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 625 mg?Im confused

Go back to doctor: If you are uncertain what your symptoms are being caused by, and are not feeling better, then you should definitely go back and be re-examined and discuss this at length with the doctor treating you. If you don't get a satisfactory response, then go and get a second opinion. ...Read more

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Can 5mg of isotretinoin cause tiredness and weakness? I doubt it.

Can 5mg of isotretinoin cause tiredness and weakness? I doubt it.

Isotrentoin: There can be significant side effects so contact the prescribing doctor and discuss ...Read more

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Can clonazepam cause fatigue and weakness?

Can clonazepam cause fatigue and weakness?

Maybe: Clonazepam is a benzodiazepine, so it shares properties with all the other benzodiazepines, which include producing sedation and muscle relaxation. These could be experienced as fatigue and weakness, though they really are different. ...Read more

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What can cause pain, tiredness and weakness in my legs and knees?

What can cause pain, tiredness and weakness in my legs and knees?

Legs and knees: There are many things that can cause pain, tiredness, and weakness in your legs and knees. Please start with a visit to your primary doctor and you may need to see a specialist. ...Read more

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HB 12% iron 32 mild anisocytosis can it cause fatigue sleepiness weakness?

HB 12% iron 32 mild anisocytosis can it cause fatigue sleepiness weakness?

Yes: Your hemoglobin is a bit low for a male! Depending upon what your genetic background is the anisocytosis along with mild anemia MAY represent a Hemoglobin abnormality (eg: Thalassemia Minor) Hope this helps DR Z ...Read more

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Can gad cause tiredness, weakness, fatigue and cold chills, body shivers and shakiness? I've been very anxious lately.

Yes: There are many symptoms. Always recommend that an individual also obtain a full physical to be sure you are healthy. There are many ways to help the anxiety including meds, meditation , yoga, relaxation techniques. Wish you all the best. ...Read more

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Can high prolac cause general body weakness and fatigue?

Can high prolac cause general body weakness and fatigue?

Yes!: Hyperprolactinemia makes people feel depressed, anxious, and have heightened physical complaints! ...Read more

Augmentin (Definition)

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


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