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Does amoxicillin cause drowsiness or hyperactivity?

Does amoxicillin cause drowsiness or hyperactivity?

Highly unlikely: Amoxicillin usually does not cause hyperactivity or drowsiness. With that being said, any medication can cause any type of reaction in anyone. An interaction with another drug is also possible. Ask your doctor or pharmacist to review all of your medications. ...Read more

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Dr. Marsha Davis
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Drowsiness (Definition)

Being tired is common during pregnancy, especially in the first few months and then towards the end. Exercise, rest, and proper diet all may reduce the degree of tiredness that you feel. It may help to take ...Read more


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I may have a brain infection my eyes been red and my head been pressured for 7 weeks now I'm about to finish amoxicillin and I've felt drowsy and weak?

I may have a brain infection my eyes been red and my head been pressured for 7 weeks now I'm about to finish amoxicillin and I've felt drowsy and weak?

Definitely something: However, the fact that you can write a well structured question which also describes symptoms spanning 7 weeks, makes a brain infection (an encephalitis) unlikely. Certainly, if you suffered an infection, a post-infectious syndrome that includes weakness and fatigue, can occur and may take a long time to resolve. ...Read more

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How stimulants reduce hyperactivity and why sometimes cause drowsiness? I'm not feeling better from taking ritalin (methylphenidate).With regards.

How stimulants reduce hyperactivity and why sometimes cause drowsiness?  I'm not feeling better from taking ritalin (methylphenidate).With regards.

The basics: The basic issue with ad/adhd is thought to be the inability to screen out external stimulus form reaching the thinking processes. The stimulants "turn on" a better screening center to eliminate the distracting inputs and allow a greater ability to focus and/or control activity overflow.At higher doses this often slows the kids spontanious activity and makes them sleepy. ...Read more

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Top medicine to cause drowsiness?

Top medicine to cause drowsiness?

See details: There are numerous sleeping meds and sedatives on the market that will be this. Almost all are prescription. As regards nonprescription items, you may want to give melatonin a try. ...Read more

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Does astepro cause drowsiness?

Does astepro cause drowsiness?

Maybe: If you review the drug info on the web, somnolence is the primary side effect listed for astepro, but I have heard patients say it does not cause somnolence. ...Read more

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What is the cause of feeling weak and drowsiness always?

Infinite causes...: This is a very common complaint doctors are faced with daily. Unfortunately without a detailed history of your medical issues, medication use, sleep habits, alcohol/drug use, and without a proper physical exam, there is little we can speculate on this format. I encourage you to discuss your concerns with you doctor who can obtain more information from you and provide more specific advise. ...Read more

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Can citalopram cause drowsiness?

Can citalopram cause drowsiness?

Celexa (citalopram): Not common but dose dependent.

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Amoxicillin (Definition)

Amoxicillin is in the penicillin class of antibiotics. All penicillins are distinguished by the presence of a beta-lactam ring, and are known to kill bacteria by inhibiting synthesis (production) ...Read more


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Hyperactivity (Definition)

Hyperactivity is a term that describes a physical state in which a person is abnormally active. It may be caused by hormonal or emotional disorders, and may also be present in children ...Read more