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Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Antibiotic Side Effects
Can Lupus or other neurological diseases cause side effects when taking anti-biotics, such as jittery/racy sensation all over, or crawling sensations in the skin? These are new side effects not experienced in previous anti-biotic use.
Antibiotics can cause various side effects in people with or without lupus. Certain antibiotics can also cause a lupus-like disease. It is less likely that the symptoms described here are related to the antibiotic use, but this has to be evaluated by a physician.
Ram Raj Singh, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati