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I'm currently taking antidepressants, a mood stabilizer, and an anti-anxiety med for bipolar disorder. they all warn that they can increase the effects of alcohol like drowsiness. but i'm finding that every time i drink, i don't feel hungover at all the n

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Russian Roulette: Recommend alcohol use with your diagnosis and your medications.
Dr. Patricia Foster
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Risky: Mixing your medications with alcohol creates problems you may not realize even if you're not hungover. See: http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/Medicine/medicine.htm Please be safe and discuss your use of alcohol with prescribing doctor. I hope this helps.

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