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Forum Name: Other infections
Question: Should I still feel feverish?
|2fttaxi - Mon Mar 14, 2005 2:41 am||
I was diagnosed with a sinus infection on Thursday, March 10, after being feverish and weak for two days. The doctor prescribed Cefzil (500mg) one pill, twice per day. He said that I probably wouldn't start feeling better until Monday (14th), but I still feel feverish (although I don't have a fever) and weak. I don't even want to get out of bed, I go through sweats and cold chills. I have a cough and I am expelling plenty of mucus. My question is, should I still be feeling like this? Does the Cefzil need more time to work?
|Theresa Jones, RN - Tue Mar 15, 2005 4:23 am||
Generally speaking, about three days after starting the use of antibiotics you should notice a considerable difference. I would suggest that if you are still feeling ill that you notify your physician and let him/her know so that if a different form of treatment is required it can be initiated.
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