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I took antibiotics yesterday and fell asleep. I woke up today

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I took antibiotics yesterday and fell asleep. I woke up today very nauseated and felt sick in class. I had to take the rest of the day off and go home. I am now very cold, can you help?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Das, MD replied 1 year ago.
Hello,

Welcome and thank you for your question.

- What antibiotic did you take and at what dose? At what time did you take it?

- Why were you prescribed antibiotics?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.

I am actually her boyfriend and she is on the phone with my right now in too much pain to move. She says it is myocyclin and around 7 pm she doesnt know the dosage


she was prescribed it because she had a boil.


 

Expert:  Dr. Das, MD replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for the additional informaiton.

Minocyclin can cause vomitng and nausea which cna be quitee severe in susceptible people. But unless she has vomited a lot and is now dehydrated, it should not cause her to feel cold.

Feeling cold is a uncommon but serious side effect of minocyclin. It could indicatean allergic reaction for which she needs medical attention.

Please ask her to go to the ER - she needs to be seen as early as possble.

I hope this helps.


Customer: replied 1 year ago.

The coldness is coming and going. Its like bursts of coldness. But she is trying to avoid going to the emergency room. Is this the only possible solution ?

Expert:  Dr. Das, MD replied 1 year ago.
Please ask her to take a Tylenol as well as a Benadryl - they can be taken together. If she continues to feel cold or has chills after 3 hours, she should go to the ER.

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