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Can You Drink While On Bupropion
Not recommended: It is not recommended to drink alcohol when taking medications, including Elavil/amitriptyline. The liver is responsible for metabolizing both alcohol and medications, adding additional burden especially in those with medical problems. If taken as an anti-depressant, the goals of treatment with Elavil are being undone by drinking alcohol, which is by definition a nervous system depressant. ...Read more
Not a good idea: Serotonin reuptake inhibitors like sertraline magnify the effects of alcohol. One drink is like taking two drinks. It is best to not use alcohol while on this medication. If you do drink it is best to limit it to one drink only. One drink is considered one 12 oz beer, one 4 oz glass of wine or one 1.5 oz of hard liquor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not recommended: It's not advised for several reasons. 1. Alcohol tends to maintain and worsen depression, so it will oppose the effect of the antidepressant. 2. Alcohol feels "stronger", so coordination, driving, etc, may be more impaired than expected. 3. The combination increases the risk of seizures. 4. Suicide risk is greatly increased if a depressed person drinks. ...Read more
Stay depressed: 1. Alcohol tends to maintain and worsen depression, so it will oppose the effect of the antidepressant. 2. Alcohol feels "stronger", so coordination, driving, etc, may be more impaired than expected. 3. The combination increases the risk of seizures. 4. Suicide risk is greatly increased if a depressed person drinks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you take dextromethorphan while on Effexor (venlafaxine) xr? I did it once while on welbutrin and i felt like "high" or stoned
Talk to prescriber: Hi Emily, your Dr is your best source of information regarding this. He/she knows your history, medical problems, and other medications you might be taking. Many people do drink light to moderate amounts of alcohol while taking Sertraline without adverse side effects, but alcohol can create unwanted emotions, and can affect your medication's ability to do what it's supposed to do, so ask your doc. ...Read more
Propanolol: Yes. If for hyperthyroidism and tachycardia, or cardiac condition would not over exert. and would devise an exercise plan w/ doctor. Many people are on b blockers for a multitude of reasons and exercise. just go gradual, do not over exert and review your plan with your doctor. f/u w/ doc, ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I can not provide a: Direct answer to your question. Per drugs.Com there is postential for interaction 'can alter the effects of nortriptyline and cause increased side effects. Call the doctor if you experience uneven heartbeats, extreme drowsiness, confusion, agitation, vomiting, blurred vision, sweating, muscle stiffness, feeling light-headed, and seizures.'. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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