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Will antibiotics cause headache ?

every time i get strep throat and start taking antibiotics , i get a bad headache about 4-5 days into the antibiotics. dr thought it was the cephlosprorin antibiotic causing the headache, so he took me off it and gave me meds for the headache. headache went away, but now i have strep again. dr prescribed clindamycin this time for the strep. again about 4-5 days into it now and i have a headache. could it be the strep that is causing the headaches or the \
Asked On : Wed, 16 Mar 2011
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welcome to HealthcareMagic forum. it is unlikely that antibiotic is causing your headache. as you rightly thought that it might just be the infection that is causing the headache. continue the antibiotic, also take some allergen like cetrizine, might help your headache. also do steam inhalation, might help. wish you good health.
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