Can you drink alcohol on prozac?

Asked By: Lela Rippin
Date created: Sat, Feb 13, 2021 7:15 PM
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Prozac is a drug that is taken for extended periods of time. As a result, it’s best to discuss your drinking habits with your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Prozac. Your doctor may suggest that you avoid alcohol entirely while taking fluoxetine, or they may say it’s okay to drink on occasion.
Answered By: Arnold Torp
Date created: Mon, Feb 15, 2021 1:57 PM
Similar to Prozac, alcoholic drinks can also increase the levels of feel-good neurotransmitters in the brain. That is why many people who suffer from anxiety and depression use alcoholic drinks as a coping method. Prozac causes weight gain in rare cases, leading to depression and drinking as a coping mechanism.
Answered By: Jaren Kiehn
Date created: Thu, Feb 18, 2021 4:15 AM
Combining Prozac with alcohol can quickly lead to increased sedation. Having even one drink while you take Prozac can cause extreme drowsiness. This effect can lead to potentially dangerous...
Answered By: Marina Schmidt
Date created: Fri, Feb 19, 2021 1:26 PM
Drinking alcohol while taking Prozac is not advised because it can lead to extreme sedation. Can Prozac and alcohol kill you? Yes, mixing Prozac and alcohol can lead to overdose and potentially death.
Answered By: Marilou Cummings
Date created: Fri, Feb 19, 2021 4:24 PM
Alcohol should never be mixed with an antidepressant medication like Prozac, as both substances may amplify the effects of the other, increasing the risk for overdose and other potentially dangerous side effects. Drinking alcohol while taking Prozac can also interfere with treatment for depression and/or anxiety.
Answered By: Gerhard Wuckert
Date created: Sun, Feb 21, 2021 7:12 AM
Specific Health Risks Alcohol is a central nervous system (CNS) depressant that slows down bodily functions and disrupts the brain’s chemistry. Prozac also affects brain chemistry and body functions. So, consuming alcohol while taking Prozac is likely to amplify the side effects of both substances.
Answered By: Marc Miller
Date created: Mon, Feb 22, 2021 9:04 AM
The manufacturers of Prozac point out that ideally alcohol should be avoided just as it should when taking any kind of medication, especially kinds which affect mental processes, mood and thought.
Answered By: Gerry Leannon
Date created: Thu, Feb 25, 2021 5:40 AM
It depends on if you usually drink. It isn't generally recommended to be done. I recently turned 21, and I think I've had 3ish entire drinks in my lifetime. Yesterday my dumbass got a margarita and drank the whole thing, and ended up super tipsy (wtaf).
Answered By: Trey Heidenreich
Date created: Fri, Feb 26, 2021 9:21 PM
There is a MODERATE interaction between Prozac and alcohol. Below is what it states. "Applies to: Prozac (fluoxetine), Alcohol (contained in alcoholic beverages) (ethanol) Using FLUoxetine together with ethanol may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating.
Answered By: Kameron Veum
Date created: Sat, Feb 27, 2021 7:18 AM
Drinking is a big no-no when taking Prozac. Alcohol is a depressant that will slow down and even inhibit certain messages and signals in your brain. Like alcohol, Prozac can have similar effects. For one, it can cause tiredness and can interfere with one’s balance and motor function.
Answered By: Hardy Jerde
Date created: Mon, Mar 1, 2021 9:04 PM
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