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Dizziness after taking Pantop Hp, amoxicillin, clarithromycin for bacterial infection in stomach. Advice - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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Doctor:Dr XXXXXXX here
User:Hii Doc
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:I was suffering of GERD
User:2 days back, i had my endoscopy done
User:I havd H Pylori bacteria in my stomach
User:I have been advised by my doc to take PANTOP HP KIT for 15 days
User:today i took my medicine in the morning, now 10-15 minutes back , i felt kind of dizziness
User:is it normal?
User:I felt like my BP was down for few minutes
User:now i am feeling fine
Doctor:Pantoprazole is generally a safe drug and most individuals tolerate the pill very well.
Doctor:The side effect profile of any drug varies among individuals.
User:but there are two more tablets, Amoxycilin and Clarithromycin
Doctor:Dizziness following use of pantoprazole, amoxycillin/clarithromycin may occur if you are allergic to any of these drugs.
Doctor:At this point, with only dizziness as your complaint, allergy can be possibility.
User:ok..wt should i do
Doctor:My suggestion to you is to watch for the progress of symptom.
Doctor:If you persist to have dizziness again with these medications, you need to stop them and report to your doctor for change of medications.
Doctor:Other reasons for dizziness could be
Doctor:1. As a part of prodromal symptoms associated with any infection.
Doctor:2. Transient syncopal attack
Doctor:3. Vertigo.
Doctor:All these are non concerning issues, so do not worry.
Doctor:Continue using the medications and watch for progress of symptoms.
User:ok thanks!!!
Doctor:If you develop more symptoms or if dizziness is troubling you, report back to your doctor
Doctor:for better management.
Doctor:I have to close the window as you are not responding.
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