- My records showed I'd tolerated the Ciprofloxacin tablets on two occasions in the past so the problems were not caused by their side-effects.
- Antibiotics do not cause elevated temperatures. There was a gastro-bug going round which would account for the flu-like symptoms I'd suffered - even though they only lasted 5-6 hours at most, and despite "flu-like symptoms" being a noted side-effect of the antibiotic.
- The migraine symptoms were due to another migraine and were unrelated to the "severe headache" side-effect of the medication.
Monday, April 16, 2007
An incredible coincidence?
I was lucky enough to get an appointment with the GP this morning, wanting to discuss Friday 13th and get some antibiotic ear drops. His comments were as follows: