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Do Antibiotics Make You Tired
Was on antibiotic cepodem 200 for 12 days, recurring lung infection. Had side effects like tiredness, feeling of anxiety. Can that keep on afterwards?
Yes, it can happen: But even if you do have a period of those symptoms, it may be easy to treat them with brief psychotherapy. It's possible that serious emotional problems were hidden before, but if this really relates to the lung infection - it shouldn't require medication, but rather exploring your experience, learning how to deal with changes/losses/fears and having support for your recovery. Be well! good luck. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Metallic taste, coughing, headaches, dark urine, tiredness, muscle pain, general feeling of unwell. 3courses of antibiotics last month.
Im anemic, have respiratory infection they prescribed me iron supplements and antibiotics i take twice a day with a stook softner is tiredness normal?
Yes: Anemia means blood doesn't have enough iron to attach oxygen to then carry it to the place where your body needs it.So, cells are "holding their breath" trying not to run out of oxygen. Infection makes your immune system cells work overtime to kill bugs.Now they're overworked and out of breath ... Exhausting! by the way, space antibiotic & iron a few hours apart. Iron blocks drug absorption. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Sinus puncture (extremely painful, 12 more sessions to go) plus antibiotics with cold/respiratory sympt and tiredness. Before only had light sore throat for 3 weeks and asthma. Appropriate treatment?
Stop the torture: This used to be done about 40 years ago. No more puncture. Get a ct sinus to find out what the problem is. Then make sure your nasal mucosa is not swollen. See an allergist to find out what the trigger is and whether you have an immune defect. You may also try irrigating the sinuses with saline on a daily basis. Doxycycline is not the drug of choice. Need new doctor. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I have a sore throat for 3 weeks. Tiredness, one bloodshot eye. Mono ruled out. Took antibiotics one week. Yellow brown dime size mucus. Felt crusty?
Sore throat & tired: Mono usually occurs in teenagers, but can reactivate later in life. Sometimes the initial tests are neg and need to be repeated (mono spot). A full EBV (epstein bar) panel should be sent. Also this could be other illness and u should be checked for HIV if you've had a new partner or any risks for that. Other viruses like adenovirus can cause this. Probably u need an ID specialist. Hope this helps ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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 moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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