Alcohol and SSRI | Can I Drink Alcohol While On SSRI or Antidepressants?
Antidepressants are one of the most commonly prescribed classes of drugs in the U.S., and perhaps because of how commonly they’re used, people tend to forget that they can have very real and sometimes dangerous side effects and interactions with other substances. One of the most widely used types of antidepressants, in particular, are called SSRIs.
People wonder what the possible interactions are with alcohol and SSRIs, and they have questions like “can I drink alcohol while on SSRIs or antidepressants?”
The following provides general information about antidepressants and also addresses facts about the relationship between alcohol and SSRIs.
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