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Sleepy Stuporous Lethargic
I am on oxacarbazapine 300mg 2-2 dailt.,since 2 years,but since past 1week after having my morning dose of tab, I feel very sleepy,& lethargic.
Comment: Seems strange to experience adverse reactions after all this time, but you can easily check a blood level and if elevated, can readjust dose. ...Read more
Probably neither: It is probably not due to elevated or depressed blood sugar itself but rather the neuroendocrine response to carbohydrate ingestion. In other words, the physiological response to carbohydrates that results in Insulin secretion and other regulatory bodily processes is most likely what causes your sleepiness and lethargy, not the blood sugar level itself. ...Read more
I took some phytoestrogen herbal pills a while ago and since then I felt lethargic and sleepy all the time espeically as I approach my ovulation. Why?
Unlikely: even if you were on regular estrogens, I would not expect for these hormones to affect you in this way. You may want to see a general doctor to see if there isn't something wrong with your thyroid or your current regimen of diet and exercise. I highly doubt it is the estrogen. ...Read more
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I have been taking Zyrtec right in the morning since two days. It has removed sneezing etc, but I feel sleepy and lethargic during day. When to take?
2yo had 101 fever yesterday. No meds, fever broke overnight.V.lethargic +sleepy today. 3rd seeming virus in 6 wks. Is this normal for a toddler??
I have severe headache with pain behind my eyes n pouches underneath eyes for last 24hrs. Feel lethargic n sleepy. Bp is normal though i'm hypertensiv?
Sinus : Most pain in or around an eye is from sinusitis or headache. Pain reliever and decongestant should relieve it. If not, or if it is getting worse, go see your doctor. It could also be due to an eye problem such an inflammation in (called uveitis) or around the eye. High blood-pressure rarely causes pain. You need to see an eye doctor to really rule this out. You should check your brother blood-pressure anyways. ...Read more