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What is the cause of lack of taste post intake of antibiotics ?

I am a female of 30 yrs,taking medication for fever an antibiotic daroxine 500 mg for last 2 days , from then i am feelng tongue tasteless. Dr , is it due to over dosage of antibiotic?
Asked On : Mon, 26 Mar 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
There us nothing to worry.
Many medical conditions like cold and flu,ear infections,sinus infections,respiratory tract infections and antibiotics cab result in temporary loss of taste.
Once the medicine course and illness is over,you shall become alright.
The dose of antibiotics being taken is alright and thus dose has nothing to do with loss of taste.
Answered: Mon, 9 Apr 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. Jeevan Jyot Bahia's  Response
Dysgeusia is known to occur along with viral fever, with drugs intake in asthma patients etc.
I think you should not worry and take some multivitamin with zinc supplementation for early recovery.
Answered: Wed, 11 Apr 2012
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