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If you are sick after antibiotics should you take another?

(6 Posts)
GreySuitsAndBeetroots Sat 28-Jan-17 14:24:31

I took one yesterday with food and was fine - I've had these antibiotics before. This morning I stupidly took one first thing in the morning before breakfast, I did drink a whole glass of water but no food. An hour later I was very sick (nothing since, am certain it was the antibiotic). So should I take another one (with food this time) or just wait for tomorrow's dose (one tablet per day)?

GreySuitsAndBeetroots Sat 28-Jan-17 16:54:50

Polite bump...

ememem84 Sat 28-Jan-17 16:56:50

I would wait till tomorrow's dose.

I've had this before with one a day anti biotics. I took one at dinner time/as soon as I returned from gps then stupidly one at lunchtime the next day. Sick as a dog. Eugh.

Had to wait until the next day though as I didn't want to be a chunder bunny. Again.

GreySuitsAndBeetroots Sat 28-Jan-17 16:58:55

Why was taking one at lunchtime stupid?! I need all tips possible to avoid the spew-nami that occurred this morning. Not pleasant at all.

ememem84 Sat 28-Jan-17 17:01:01

For me it was stupid because I was only mean to have one a day and to take at the same time each day. And I didn't read the pack properly.

Only ever did that once though. I've always read the pack properly since then.

If they are hard on your stomach maybe take a good probiotic and multivitamin too.

SellFridges Sat 28-Jan-17 17:03:10

The antibiotics I'm on, and pretty much any I've had recently, advise taking one hour before food or two hours after food. Check what the guidance is on yours.

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