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what to do if i take 1, 100 mg zoloft (sertraline) every morning. is it safe if i drink alcohol later on in the day?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Zoloft (sertraline): In moderation, not on regular basis. Be aware though of some stomach upset the next day (more hangover) depending on amount consumed.
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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No more than 1/d: I tell my patients to. Have no more than one drink a day with the ssri class of drugs because I have observed impulsive suicide attempts in people having up to two drinks per day. Alcohol is a universal solvent and i suspect that it somehow renders the ssri effect void for up to 72 hours if more than i is taken. The people who overdosed were surprised that they had..

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