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How does Prozac affect you if you include tequila?

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masso 4 Jun 2017

Interactions between your selected drugs
Moderate
fluoxetine ethanol
Applies to: Prozac (fluoxetine), Alcohol (contained in alcoholic beverages) (ethanol)

Using FLUoxetine together with ethanol may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking, judgment, and motor coordination. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with FLUoxetine. Do not use more than the recommended dose of FLUoxetine, and avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medication affects you. Talk to your doctor if you have any questions or concerns. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.

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Other drugs and diseases that your selected drugs interact with
Alcohol (contained in alcoholic beverages) (ethanol) interacts with more than 400 other drugs.
Prozac (fluoxetine) interacts with more than 500 other drugs and more than 10 diseases.
Interactions between your selected drugs and food
Moderate
fluoxetine food
Applies to: Prozac (fluoxetine)

Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of FLUoxetine such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with FLUoxetine. Do not use more than the recommended dose of FLUoxetine, and avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medication affects you. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns.

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Therapeutic duplication warnings
No therapeutic duplications were found for your selected drugs.

Drug Interaction Classification
The classifications below are a guideline only. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific patient is difficult to determine using this tool alone given the large number of variables that may apply.

Major: Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate: Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor: Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

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Sidekick55 6 Jun 2017

Usually with antidepressants I get drunk really quickly which can be nice, but then I get a hangover that makes it not worth it sooo expect to feel awful

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