A 21-year-old female asked:
Im taking prozac (fluoxetine) (the generic form) for anxiety and depression. is it ok to drink alcohol when im taking this?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Be careful: I'd limit self to no more than one drink until i know how it would affect you. Also, side alcohol is a depressant, it can counter the affect of the prozac (fluoxetine). Be judicious.
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