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Can i take paroxetine while i am taking inhaler ADVAIR ?

Hello Doctor, I am male 26. I have a problem of anxiety and pannic disorder. 2 weeks ago i got sick and treated for pneumonia and they gave me some antibiotics, inhalers and other medications. Before taking all that I was on paroxetine once a day every night but then to treat pneumonia doctor adviced me to stop the paroxetine for a bit while I am treated for pneumonia. Now the antibiotics are over and I am only taking 1 inhaler ADVAIR which I have to take for 30 days. I like to know if I can start taking the paroxetine again or I have to go and see my doctor for that. Also last 2 days I am having alot of confusion and I feel lost and cannot focus on things? Is there anything to worry about or to do further testing for this? Please help me as I am very very very scared.
Asked On : Fri, 16 Apr 2010
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Pulmonologist 's  Response
Hi, Most probably the drug would have been stopped for some potential drug interaction (probably the antibiotic). You can restart after consultation with your doctor if the antibiotic course is over.
Answered: Tue, 15 Nov 2011
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Thanks for the query. Did you ask the reason why your doctor mentioned to stop it? That would throw light on your current question as well. And the decision to restart it shall rest with the same doctor who asked to stop it temporarily to assess about the drug interaction and other similar issues.

Answered: Wed, 21 Apr 2010
General & Family Physician Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta's  Response
Hello.Welcome to HCM forum.In my opinion paroxetine shouldn't have been stopped.It would be better to talk to your doctor regarding the stoppage and now restarting it.There is nothing to worry and just relax.Thanks and good luck.
Answered: Sun, 13 Nov 2011
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