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Can you drink alcohol on sertraline?

12 doctors weighed in
Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Kathy Robinson
Dr. Kathy Robinson
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Please Don't

Zoloft (sertraline) + alcohol can = impaired cognition/ judgment, dizziness & sedation.

In brief: Please Don't

Zoloft (sertraline) + alcohol can = impaired cognition/ judgment, dizziness & sedation.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

Alcohol interact with sertraline and should be avoided when you are on any psychiatric medications.

In brief: No

Alcohol interact with sertraline and should be avoided when you are on any psychiatric medications.
Dr. Diane Minich
Dr. Diane Minich
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