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Owings Mills, MD
A 44-year-old male asked:

my daughter has pneumonia after flu & now on an antibiotic & has no fever. can she continue xopenex/qvar which was given for bad cough with pneum now?

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Dr. Joseph Jeu
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Yes continue meds: If she requires xenopex and Qvar to control her asthma, please make sure she continues to take this while taking the antibiotics.

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