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Posted on Tue, 31 May 2016 in General Health
Question: Hello,
I went to the doctor today and found out that I got some kind of infection so she prescribed me 2 tablets of Clarithromycin XL 500mg daily for 7 days. I took them about 4 hours ago with meals and right now I have an intolerable headache. Is this normal or should I go to ER? Can I take some tylenol or something?
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Answered by Dr. Prof. Kunal Saha 8 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Take Tylenol

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for asking on Health care magic.

Clarithromycin is unlikely to be the cause of your headache. I would insist you to take one or two doses of Tylenol and hope that it would suffice in reducing your headache. If it does not help you can definitely go to the ER.

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