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Is the contraindication btwn alcohol and lexapro (escitalopram) a physical one or psychological? If taking lexapro (escitalopram) for ocd what is the exact harm in 1 glass of wine?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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In brief: SSRI & Etoh - No Go

See: http://www.
mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/depression/expert-answers/antidepressants-and-alcohol/faq-20058231. May ^ sedation, ^ drowsiness, v coordination, v judgment & counteract effectiveness of SSRI to treat depression and anxiety.

In brief: SSRI & Etoh - No Go

See: http://www.
mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/depression/expert-answers/antidepressants-and-alcohol/faq-20058231. May ^ sedation, ^ drowsiness, v coordination, v judgment & counteract effectiveness of SSRI to treat depression and anxiety.
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