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Can taking 20 MG of lexapro (escitalopram) and drinking 5 beers nightly harm your liver?

Yup. 60 oz nightly is a lot of anything - Lexapro (escitalopram) is not good to mix with any alcohol, a beer=a drink and one or two is a good limit and any 'daily' drinking raises alerts. So you've got lots to be concerned about. Read: http://www.liver.ca/liver-health/liver-disease-prevention/tips-for-healthy-liver/alcohol-consumption.aspx Please avoid SSRI mix - then cut back amt/freq. Sorry but true! Read more...

Is it ok to drink one beer while on Lexapro (escitalopram) 20 mg?

No. Since you also require Abilify (aripiprazole) keep you mood up , you are experiencing significant difficulties at the serotonin receptor sites in your brain. It would be unwise to add in even one drink of alcohol because it has a significant ability to displace or dislodge medications that bind to serotonin receptor sites and this could lead to a relapse. Read more...

Currently take 10 mg of lexapro (escitalopram). Went out drinking last night and had 4 light beers while golfing today. Feel very anxious and like I have to force myelf to breathe. Could there be a medical issue?

Somewhat. We do not normally suggest you mix alcohol with antidepressant medication. That combination doesn't mix well. Alcohol by nature is a depressant and, if you are already taking them into depressant, you do not need anything else to depress you. Read more...