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A 24-year-old female asked:

I have pmdd and was given prozac (fluoxetine) 20mg for every day use. given the small dose can i still drink alcohol every now and then?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 44 years experience
No: Drinking alcohol is not recommended when taking Prozac (fluoxetine) or any other antidepressant. Also, 20mg is not a "small" dose, but is a regular dose. Please do not drink alcohol when taking prozac (fluoxetine).
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Agree. Alcohol and SSRI's are NOT a good combo.
Nov 28, 2013
Last updated Oct 17, 2014


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