Biaxin Side Effects

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  1. link Infiniti
    Weakness, sleeplessness, seeing strange faces when I close my eyes.
    I have just completed 7days of Biaxin XL 500 mg prescribed twice a day for Bronchitis query Pneumonia. My Doctor would like me to continue for another 3 days but I have become quite weak over the course, have experienced sleeplessness and today I had - 70% more...
    Infiniti- over a year ago - in Biaxin
  2. link Zbst
    Severe headache
    On this medicine for suspected pneumonia even though shortness of breathe and low fever were only symptoms. After first 500mg dose, I woke up in the middle of the night with a severe pounding headache and developed the same after second dose the foll - 7% more...
    Zbst- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Biaxin
  3. link Zbst
    I said the medicine gave me a headache, not that it incapacitated my ability to discern spam and scams from legitimate comments.
    Zbst- over a year ago
  4. link Gman760
    Biaxin paranoia, warning signs, gie, second thought, vomiting
    When did the dizziness and vomiting start for anybody here?... The only side effect I've found so far--and I just took my second dose a few minutes ago--is paranoia. And this paranoia AND anxiety seems to be about the drug itself and side effects. No - 43% more...
    Gman760- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Biaxin
  5. link Ginagena
    Yes me as well! After Im done with7 days left I will make sure my doctor never prescribes this again!!!! I usually sleep like a baby and literally havent slept alll night its 5:37 :(
    Ginagena- over a year ago
  6. link Wiker
    Biaxin insomnia, life ive, sinuses, i can remember, anxiety
    Hello, I was prescribe Biaxin 8 or so days ago for a rather severe infection of the sinuses. Two pills a day, which I took both at once, I have stopped after the 7th day for the following reasons. Here I will discuss the worst side effect of the drug - 72% more...
    Wiker- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Biaxin
  7. link Ginagena
    The first two nights I took Nyquil and it only knocked me out for a few hours.,, tonight havent slept a blink. It also makes me feel buzzed when I first take it which is fine but I cannot take this insomnia!!!!
    Ginagena- over a year ago
  8. link Stevel too!!! And here I am at 4:30am posting on a website for the first time!! I can't sleep. I'm on Biaxin as well. Today will be day 4 and I finally looked up Biaxin/Insomnia. I am relieved to find a reason for my new found difficulty. I helped - 62% more...
    Stevel- over a year ago
  9. link Samhat
    Worst experience of my life - felt like I was going completely insane
    I was only on Biaxin XL for two days for a sinus infection and the horrible side effects hit me all at once last night. It may have also been due to the fact that I cut up the first two pills because I have trouble taking pills - so maybe that made t - 83% more...
    Samhat- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Biaxin
  10. link Samhat
    Just wanted to add a bit I forgot. Today I mostly felt very anxious and constantly nervous while in class. I couldn't concentrate on anything and just felt completely out of it. I would explain it mostly as a numb feeling - I wasn't sad nor happy. I - 24% more...
    Samhat- over a year ago
  11. link Wfc123
    How long do the side effects last?
    I took it for three days and stopped completely. Three days and I am still having problems sleeping and problems with 'coldness'/numbness in the extremities. I would like to find out from anyone who has had similar problems how long it took for the s - 12% more...
    Wfc123- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Biaxin
  12. link Diana538
    I cannot sleep either n I also have nomeness2in my face n lips n I only took it4two days n I also feel cold?
    Diana538- over a year ago
  13. link Mfreedman
    Biaxin biaxin xl 500 mg, biaxin xl 500, biaxin xl, sinus infection, mg 2
    I have been on Biaxin XL 500 mg - 2 pills taken at the same time once a day. Today would be the 4th dose. I was sure to take the pills on a full stomach. My sinus infection seems a little better but I'm feeling totally lousy. I've had a headache and - 73% more...
    Mfreedman- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Biaxin
  14. link Honorious
    Waiting for comments
    Honorious- over a year ago
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    Honorious- over a year ago
  16. link Honorious
    Biaxin x1 500mg. Was prescribed thi for a bronchial condition. As an antibiotic im leary. Had A/b befoe and was always for 7 or 5 days. and thet worked right away . After 2 pills no change and I think coughing and phlem and headache is worse. DR.pres - 33% more...
    Honorious- over a year ago
  17. link Kburke
    Biaxin biactin, jittery, headaches
    I have been taking Biactin for 4 days. I don't like it much, but if it's going to make me better, I guess I'll put up with it. I have been too sick - 3 months with different infections. So, I feel like I am going to be better with this drug,....but, - 51% more...
    Kburke- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Biaxin
  18. link Mnmkid
    If you have had on infection after another for several months..I would think you have been given several second line drugs. None working very well...keep you coming back appointment after appointment.... If you want to get well...have them give you a - 83% more...
    Mnmkid- over a year ago
  19. link Madrich
    worst drug ever
    i was prescribed biaxin amoxacilin and acid reducer for h.pylori first day felt like i was doing better bad taste in my mouth. The second day was a diffrent story anxiety attacks couldnt sleep horriable feeling i kept using the recomended doseage 3rd - 58% more...
    Madrich- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Biaxin
  20. link Madrich
    Its been two weeks and I still have a lil anxiety I can sleep a lil better now but ringing in my ears still there let me know how your symptoms get better or worse thanks richard
    Madrich- over a year ago
  21. link Biaxineffects
    Same here ... Stopped taking biaxin after day 4 as had terrible anxiety felt like whole body was shaking inside. Doc and pharmacist told me to keep taking it but stopped anyway. week later and still mild shakiness when trying to sleep. Very irritatin - 9% more...
    Biaxineffects- over a year ago
  22. link Junior72
    Biaxin tightness in chest, biaxin, bloating, couple hours, bouts
    Was prescribed Biaxin on Wed, December 2nd after a tooth extraction. (One pill in the AM, one before you go to bed) Usually I do expect some nausea and diarrhea with any anti-biotic and this is no exception with this prescription. But the next day – - 83% more...
    Junior72- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Biaxin
  23. link Nadgeo
    Just started Biaxin on Tues April 26th 2011 and had heart burn the first two days but now have full blown hiccups as of Thursday night. Don't see it as a side effect in the drug literature but seems like it should be there based on some cases I've re - 42% more...
    Nadgeo- over a year ago
  24. link Mauipuliscar
    Biaxin sense of smell, bad taste, apetite, alo, dizziness
    I have been on Biaxin for two days two pills a day 500 mg. I can relate with the bad taste in the mouth, dizziness, and diarrhea. I have alo experienced the loss in apetite. The other side effect that I noticed was my sense of smell changing. Everyth - 41% more...
    Mauipuliscar- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Biaxin
  25. link B65bdent
    I meant Biaxin
    B65bdent- over a year ago
  26. link B65bdent
    I have been very ill for 6 weeks...after a skull xray it was determined that i have a polyp on my sinus (nasal polyp) I was prescribed Bioxin and have taken it for 2 days...I am so nauseated..I can't eat..I am getting sicker by the minute. Should I g - 30% more...
    B65bdent- over a year ago
  27. link Epfeifer
    effects that linger....
    I was prescribed Biaxin for a URI and bronchitis AFTER I took another antibiotic and was not getting better. It's been almost 2 weeks that I finished them and I'm still feeling the effects of it. The diarrea started 3 days ago and I still can't taste - 52% more...
    Epfeifer- over a year ago - in Biaxin
  28. link Freedomlady50
    Biaxin sinus infection, milligram, bronchitis, pills, flu
    I have taken 2 biaxin pills as prescribed today. I was prescribed 20 pills 2x a day 500 milligram. Doctor prescribed medicine for bronchitis and sinus infection. I felt worse after taking my first pill. Seems like I got the flu or something after tak - 31% more...
    Freedomlady50- over a year ago - in Biaxin
  29. link Earful
    Biaxin metallic taste in my mouth, jaw muscles, facial muscles, weird side, ear infection
    Was prescribed Biaxin for an ear infection (bullous myringitis). Horrible metallic taste in my mouth, towards the end of the 10 days, my facial muscles began to get weak, had a hard time eating; jaw muscles were not normal. Very weird side effects -- - 13% more...
    Earful- over a year ago - in Biaxin
  30. link Seeligerfamily
    Biaxin biaxin xl, stomache cramps, down in the dumps, bronchitis, doctor didn
    I am so glad that I looked at this site I was prescribed Biaxin XL for Bronchitis and only took it two days when I started experiencing stomache cramps, restlessness, and profuse sweating. I too had no interest in food and got really down in the dump - 68% more...
    Seeligerfamily- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Biaxin
  31. link Emeretia
    I'm glad I am not the only one this happened to. The first night I took it was horrible. I usually stay up late but I was unwilling up to about to 6 am sweating horrible over my whole body, restless and very irritated. Taking the pills also brought o - 50% more...
    Emeretia- over a year ago
  32. link Kkichline
    Biaxin extreme sleepiness, extreme irritability, depression episodes, sinus infections, chronic back pain
    First, let me say I am loathe to attribute problems to being medication side effects and am always skeptical when people are swearing they got seemingly everything from hangnails to pregnancy to near death within 5 minutes of taking their first dose - 88% more...
    Kkichline- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Biaxin
  33. link Cscatbird
    Well Ms. Attorney, I am glad you finally have some empathy for other people!
    Cscatbird- over a year ago