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I went to a Medi-Clinic on Sunday, I thought was an ear

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I went to a Medi-Clinic on Sunday, for what I thought
was an ear infection, and they prescribed Amoxicillan 875mg, 1 tablet every eight hours. I feel very sleepy ( got 9 hrs in) absolutely lethargic. Could this be a side effect; or, what's going on now?
JA: How long have you been dealing with the ear issue? Have you had any colds or flus recently?
Customer: no not really. I am on dialysis 3 days a week, if that matters.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: end stage renal disease, that's about it.
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Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Abid replied 7 months ago.

Hi there ...

Thank you for the question ....

As you are on Dialysis and on Amoxicillain , recent Lethargy and sleepiness is not because of pills but this seems to be possibly because of either infection or it could be because of deranged kidney function test .

I will suggest you to have fresh kidney function test and Blood complete picture to see for infection .

Keep in mind this is not because of pill , this could be other reason .

So get test as I mentioned .

Regards .

Please leave positive feedback for me .

Thanks .

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
I had blood work done last Monday and came back negative?
Expert:  Dr. Abid replied 7 months ago.

Almost it has been more than a week when you have had test , it would be ideal to repeat once please .

Regards .

Expert:  Dr. Abid replied 7 months ago.

Do you have further quires ?