Our expert says:
All panic attacks, from whatever cause, are physical and psychological. A wide range of drugs, including antibiotics, can cause some psych symptoms, but I haven't come across reports of reactions as severe as you describe, to such a wide range of drugs. Antibiotics, for instance, are often widely chemically different in how they work on different kinds of germs, so they're unlikely to cause the same types of bad reactions of this sort. ANd these sound unlike allergic responses.
In any panic attack, of whatver origins, the patern is similar, and neither chicken nor egg come first --- without the physical components of anxiety ( the racing pulse, dizziness, etc ) there'd be nothing to be anxious about, and without the psychological anxiety and fear, there'd be no panic.
I think you need to see a good local psychiatrist for a comprehensive assessment ( psychiatrists, remember are fully medically qualified first ) and a discussion of treatment options. Sorry that you seem to have seen a highly inadequate psychiatrist, if her lack of interest and comments are as you report.
CBT counselling, for instance, could help you both prevent or limit some panic attacks, and cope better with anxiety and even your asthma. With flu one does not normally need any drugs, anyway, as this is rarely actually needed, and other than Tamiflu in some cases, no drugs affect the course of flu ( including ALL antibiotics ).
Maybe your nearest dept of Psychiatry at your nearest medical School could provide a suffficiently expert and thorough assessment, which must be the basis of any useful treatment
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