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Does cephalexin make you fatigued ? If so how can I take antibiotics but not feel sluggish?

Does cephalexin make you fatigued ? If so how can I take antibiotics but not feel sluggish?

Unlikely: fatigued from the Cephalexin, maybe it is due to the infection you are trying to treat? I wouldn't give up on the antibiotic as of yet! ...Read more

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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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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

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How soon does alcohol make you sick on flagyl?

How soon does alcohol make you sick on flagyl?

Immediately or never: A review article found eight published reports but concluded that the link had not been proven. If the reaction does occur, it would be immediate, as it is with Disulfiram (antabuse). ...Read more

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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

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Can antibiotics actually make you feel worse before you get better?

Can antibiotics actually make you feel worse before you get better?

Antibiotic effect: Definitely. Imagine millions of bacteria where, in a wave of antibiotic, a majority of these bacteria exploding, with their guts and toxins spilling all over the place- it's a total mess. This mess attracts thousands of white blood cells, and an inflammatory response ensues that cleans this mess up- resulting in increased tenderness, redness, warmth, and swelling. Once done, the area improves. ...Read more

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Do antibiotics make you bloated?

Do antibiotics make you bloated?

Possible: But what antibiotics are you talking about. Several may give some takers upper GI issues, some may alter intestinal bacterial flora and create problems in that fashion. Tell us what drugs you are referring to. ...Read more

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What will herpes do to my body? :/ will it make me sick? Make me tired? Want to vomit? Just sick feeling?

What will herpes do to my body? :/ will it make me sick? Make me tired? Want to vomit? Just sick feeling?

It can cause all : A herpes infection can cause symptoms locally such as a rash, itching, burning or pain. It can also cause systemic symptoms such as fatigue, fever, chills, body aches, dizziness, headaches just to name a few. ...Read more

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Do antibiotics make you drowsy after you eat food?

Do antibiotics make you drowsy after you eat food?

Usually not: But it is common to get drowsy after eating. Also, the body gets tired more easily when you have an infection. ...Read more

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How long do I need to boil water to kill giardiasis?

How long do I need to boil water to kill giardiasis?

10 min: Boiling water at 160 degrees fahrenheit for 10 min will do the job of killing off giardia. ...Read more

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Do antibiotics make you bloat?

Do antibiotics make you bloat?

Bloating: Antibiotics can make you bloat as a gastrointestinal side effect. It may be prudent to take a probiotic at the same time while taking antibiotics. ...Read more

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Can distaclor antibotics make you vomit and if so what can you do?

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distaclor antibotics make you vomit and if so what can you do?

Abx side effects: Its a second generation cephalosporin and yes GI side effects are nausea, vomiting and even hepatitis always discuss these with the prescribing doctor so that they can guide you to appropriate therapy. ...Read more

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On antibiotics amoxicillin need to do complete regular bloodtests can i do them or how long do i wait for antibiotics to leave system if so?

On antibiotics amoxicillin need to do complete  regular bloodtests  can i do them or how long do i wait for antibiotics  to leave system  if so?

All depends on what: you are looking for. Antibiotics (against-life-things, i.e. poisons to micro-organisms which most humans tolerate well) do not alter most blood test values. However, values resulting from infection: blood cultures , white blood cell concentrations, or specific antibody concentrations related to infection (beyond current clinical tests) would change if reflect antibiotic relevant infection change. ...Read more

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Can antibiotics make you thirsty?

Can antibiotics make you thirsty?

Probably: There are most likely some antibiotics that when taken, can make an individual thirsty. Check the side effect pamphlet that is included in every antibiotic prescription. ...Read more

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How can you make yourself not hungry?

How can you make yourself not hungry?

Hungry: Distract yourself while staying busy, away from sight/smell of food, also meditate and sleep. ...Read more

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Help! can antibiotics make you feel lethargic?

Help! can antibiotics make you feel lethargic?

Possibly: Some antibiotics can cause patients to become dizzy, fatigued or drowsy while taking them. Please check the side effect pamphlet accompanying your prescription. Always see how you feel while on any medication before you decide to operate any heavy machinery. ...Read more

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How far does nerves go to make you feel sick and want to throw up?

How far does nerves go to make you feel sick and want to throw up?

Depends on reserve: It all depends on the neuronal reserve and emotional background, adaptive traits and natural control of the person. There are people more prepared than others for the challenges of the 21st century. Wish you a lifetime of happiness if you use your emotional resources not to come to the end of your emotional reserve. ...Read more

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Why do antibiotics make you feel sick ?

Why do antibiotics make you feel sick ?

Side effects: Antibiotics can irritate the lining of your digestive tract. They also can kill the healthy bacteria in your intestines that keep everything in balance, leading to diarrhea and yeast infections. That's why it's important to only take antibiotics when they are medically indicated (i.e. For bacterial infections and not for viruses), and to take them correctly and finish the full course when you do. ...Read more

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