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Can you occasionally drink while on Prozac and Wellbutrin?

I’m currently on Prozac and Wellbutrin and have been for the last month. I haven’t drank alcohol since starting both medications but was wondering how bad or dangerous it would be to drink alcohol one night a week while on them. Any experiences?
[quote] 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 situations. These include poor decision-making, impaired driving, and an increased risk of falls and injuries. [/quote]


... and listen to Scarlet
ScarletWitch · 26-30, F
I would not take it for 24 hours before you decide to drink. And then after that just start again. That's what I do with my medicine.
Novascel · M
Imma be honest, I would drink like a fish on a lot of the meds like that.
Tho it will warn of drowsyness and tell u not to do anything requiring decision making.
Just increases some of the side effects

You can drink.But might make u drowsyyyyy
Novascel · M
[@332555,Novascel] Tho starting and stopping can be fine like @scarletwitch said.
Honestly wouldn't recommend it if you have bad withdrawals. Been on a lot of different antidepressants and some of them really dont take well to skipping, or are even deadly if stopped abruptly. Drink, but might be a good idea to stay home when you do it and have a little bit at a time to see how it affects you is my recommendation.
I think prozac is ok, but on Wellbutrin, you should avoid alcohol like the plague!
[@1203599,Frankreynolds] with the exposure I had, I only felt kinda sick for about 20
Frankreynolds · 22-25, M
Gotcha. Thanks for the info. Sounds like I’ll just have to avoid alcohol for a while. [@22111,ImperialAerosolKidFromEP]
[@1203599,Frankreynolds] been dry for 25 years myself. Very small price to pay
LetsGoBrandon · 31-35, M
I hate Prozac. I use to take them for my depression years ago and they screw me up.
Frankreynolds · 22-25, M
How so? [@860047,BeatMySelf2Pain4Perfection]
LetsGoBrandon · 31-35, M
[@1203599,Frankreynolds] whenever I'm outside in the heat. It fucks me up. I get really dizzy almost like I feel sick
AlyAngel · F
You shouldnt mix alcohol with antidepressants
hunkalove · 61-69, M
You won't sit down for a week!
Catzgano · 26-30, F
I wouldn’t drink too much.

 
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