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... ile back, so I called my pharmacist. She said it is not physically harmful to drink while on a SSRI, but the leaflets caution against it because of the fact that alcohol is a depressent, and SSRI's are normally given to depressed people or people with anxiety. Also, it can intensify the sleepiness effect that occurs with SSRI's. ... (11 replies)
... and they'll tell ya there's not much of a difference between alcohol and benzos. ... (8 replies)
... These are not true statements for everyone. I personally had no problem quitting alcohol and Benzo's do not have the same tolerance building problem that alcohol does. Benzo's actually reach a point where taking more has no added effect, so there is a point where you need no more Benzo's. ... (8 replies)

... nteract discontinuation symptoms of lexapro. He told me to taper it off after a week, which i did. It has now been almost 2 weeks since i have taken a benzo or ssri and i still have wierd symptoms. ... (1 replies)
... Yep, it does not take a lot of alcohol to make us feel bad, while we are on an SSRI. ... (2 replies)
... Wondering What The Effects Of Alcohol Are If Taking One Of The Ssri's? ... (11 replies)
... To me it's like giving a blind person a hearing aid! Sure i can say that the SSRI's have helped a little bit, but not enough to justify them worrying about me getting addicted... Better addicted to A Dr prescibed med than wallowing in alcohol... (33 replies)
... Xanax is a depressant much like alcohol They both depress your central nervous system. Xanax does this in order for you not to have a panic attack. Relaxes you.... ... (2 replies)
... It's generally not recommended to mix alcohol with any SSRI's. ... (5 replies)
... in low doses alcohol is a stimulant. it would be wise not to binge drink but i have drank on a couple of SSRI's without noticing much of a difference. ... (6 replies)
... I spoke to my GP about it & he said to try & keep it to a 6 pack a week. I try my I feel my best after a couple of drinks. I can see why some people abuse alcohol. After a couple of drinks I feel calm & confident. Which is a nice feeling after a day filled with anxiety. (11 replies)
... thank you very much for all your advice unfortunately I haven't been to my dr's because they are not very nice (I will be changing them soon) I've decided to stick to non alcoholic beers because I'm not bothered really about alcohol I just like to be with friends :) and that's a very good thought on the tablets I'll start taking mine more towards the evening see how it plays... (6 replies)
... I understand. I'm lucky in that I don't particularly care for alcohol so I never drink or feel the desire to. ... (6 replies)
... I, like you, am on a SSRI (Luvox) for OCD. I would imagine you are on a fairly high dose, as you are usually put on a higher dose for OCD. If you decide to drink, I would keep it at one to two drinks. Yeah, it might kind of stink (trust me, I love a good beer with my football), but it's the card we were dealt. I would rather stick to a beer or two every once in a while, than... (2 replies)
... e. If you take too much of one or the other in combo it seems to make a bad hangover, but one xanax and a few drinks shouldn't hurt. I don't think the Paxil with alcohol will hurt either. ... (10 replies)
... JJCHEEK, I know EXACTLY what you are going through. Our reactions to meds are almost identical down to the letter! I once was able to tolerate caffeine, psuedophed, and Zoloft all very well at one time also. In fact, Zoloft for me was a very key medication because it really did the trick to get me less depressed and anxious all the time. I went off Zoloft after taking... (26 replies)
... n to nasel decongestants, caffien, or any kind of stimulants. I grew up on pepsis, mountian dew, coffee, But now I can barely take psudefedrin, I cant even drink alcohol with out going into a panic. Anything that makes me feel not normal throws my body into a panic. ... (26 replies)
... It's not really good to mix the stuff since they are both Central Nervous System depressants. You don't want to be slowed down too much. Are you taking Klonopin every day? I mean, does your doctor have you on a regimine? Typically it's best to take those meds on an "as needed" basis... you know, when you actually HAVE a panic attack. Your doctor probably gave them to you... (8 replies)
Feb 21, 2004
... but I do not ever consider raising the dosage. I take this amount because it was the lowest dosage that would stabilize me enough to function after going off an ssri to fast on a Doctors request. I knew little about these meds at the time so I fell into a real learning lesson which disabled me. ... (6 replies)
... eard of some people who at first get a "drunk" feeling from benzos if they are only taking them to "abuse", not for a condition, but that seems to be rare, since alcohol is more readily available for that! ... (16 replies)

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