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Do antibiotics make you tired?

Do antibiotics make you tired?

Not quite: It's not the antibiotics that make you tired but the infection that they're fighting. It would seem that it's the antibiotics but you don't take antibiotics any other time. ...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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Why do antibiotics make you feel so tired?

Why do antibiotics make you feel so tired?

See below: Probably not the antibiotic but rather the infection you are taking the antibiotic for. ...Read more

Dr. Ziad Akl Dr. Akl
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After typhoid treatment of 7 days i am still feeling chill and tiredness some times (but no fever), should i continue with the antibiotic (from asia)?

Dr. Ziad Akl Dr. Akl
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After typhoid treatment of 7 days i am still feeling chill and tiredness some times (but no fever), should i continue with the antibiotic (from asia)?

Accurate diagnosis?: The question is how was typhoid diagnosed? If by culture, then maybe it is resistant to the antibiotic prescribed. Another possibility is that you're getting better slowly (a temperature chart would be helpful). If no culture was done or the culture was negative, then maybe it's not typhoid. ...Read more

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Why do antibiotics make me tired and achy?

Why do antibiotics make me tired and achy?

Doubtful....: Few if any antibiotics have this kind of side effect. I would be more suspicious of symptoms of the infection being treated, or with a psychological reaction to that infection or the drug. Discuss it with the doctor who prescribed the antibiotic. Good luck! ...Read more

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Does too much antibiotics drugs make me feel tired?

Does too much antibiotics drugs make me feel tired?

Antibiotics: Fatigue can be caused by many factors, and if you are wondering if the antibiotics caused the fatigue it is possible. Underlying infection can also cause fatigue, as can anemia, thyroid disease, cardiac problems, and many other things. To narrow down the diagnosis it is worth seeing your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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Can taking antibiotic make you tired?

Can taking antibiotic make you tired?

Many reasons: Usually you feel tired due to the infection that has caused you to need the antibiotic. Some antibiotics can cause side affects that could contribute, such as diarrhea . Consult w your dr. If you are overly tired while on certain meds! ...Read more

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Can antibiotics make you feel drowsy, sleepy or tired?

Can antibiotics make you feel drowsy, sleepy or tired?

Yes, it can happen: I've certainly experienced it and so have my patients. I think it often is masked by the fatigue symptoms of the condition for which it is prescribed. Also, i think the new exotic super strong antibiotics might be even more likely to do this than the old penicillin. Some innocent bacteria, etc. Get killed by the drug like unintended war casualties and can imbalance your systems a bit. Get well! ...Read more

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Taking antibiotics, makes one feels tired?

Taking antibiotics, makes one feels tired?

Yes: Some antibiotics can sometimes cause a feeling of fatigue. Of course, the infection for which you are receiving the antibiotic could also be the cause. ...Read more

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Can antibiotic cipro make you tired?

Can antibiotic cipro make you tired?

Not likely.: Not usual, but even placebo makes 10 percent of people tired. Maybe the infection for which you are taking Cipro is causing you to be tired. ...Read more