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Clarithromycin Sideeffect

I had a sore throat which converted to a violent cough. Consulted a doc and was diagnosed with acute bronchitis and was prescribed Clarithromycin twice a day for 5 days. When I take the medicine, I feel slight shivers in my hands, thumping heart and slight weakness. Doesn't hinder my daily antivirus but wanted to know if this is expected. Am not taking any other medicines. Normal diet. My cough has gotten better, though.
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Poornachandra Tejaswi S Bangalore | General Physician
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Your symptoms can be due to side effects of medication kindly consult your treating doctor and discuss the issues with him he will do the needful... With that Drink plenty of water,eat soft foods like cooked cereal, mashed potatoes, soft fruits, yogurt and soft-cooked eggs...give adequate rest to your body..Avoid spicy foods or acidic foods. Gargle with warm salt water. gargling several times a day
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Shivers in hands, Thumping heart and Slight weakness are not commonly associated with Clarithromycin Please consult your doctor at once
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Pl homeo doctor consult the practo.
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Dr. Anil B Sheth Ahmedabad | General Physician
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Hello there, Clarithromycin does not have this kind of side effects that u mention. it may be due to other reasons like u may have fever with acute bronchitis so shivering n feeling weak due to poor intake.
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Dr. Manju Lihala Bangalore | General Physician
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Yes these could be side effects of the medicine. Go back and report to your doctor he will prescribe some other alternate medicines.
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