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A 31-year-old female asked:

Dr prescribed 10mg prozac for health anxiety to maybe prevent some panic attacks. no depression or suicide, death is my fear. i asked pharmacist about alcohol as on the weekends i partake they said it is ok to do so. is this actually safe?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
I find it hard to predict the interaction between Prozac and alcohol since their effects can differ significantly from one patient to the next. If you drink at all do not drive and please have an escort that can assist you if things do not go well. Minimal intake can reduce any risk, at least until you know the effect it has on you.
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