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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 answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Steven Seres
Internal Medicine 21 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.
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Fluoxetine enhances the effect of alcohol making it easier to get drunk!
Mar 7, 2014

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