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10 yr old, right upper lobe pneumonia, augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) and zithromax eradicated fever, child very tired, likely from meds. Any more side effects?

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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics

In brief: Unlikely from meds

Individuals with pneumonia feel tired for two weeks or even longer.

In brief: Unlikely from meds

Individuals with pneumonia feel tired for two weeks or even longer.
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Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
Family Medicine

In brief: Pneumonia

Besides respiratory symptoms pneumonia can cause tiredness and fatigue even when the fever has cleared.
He should start recovering as the days go by and antibiotics continue to work on the infection. Side effects commonly seen on this two meds are dizziness, diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain and rash. There are many others less common as well. If condition worse rather than better should be seen.

In brief: Pneumonia

Besides respiratory symptoms pneumonia can cause tiredness and fatigue even when the fever has cleared.
He should start recovering as the days go by and antibiotics continue to work on the infection. Side effects commonly seen on this two meds are dizziness, diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain and rash. There are many others less common as well. If condition worse rather than better should be seen.
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