Effexor is cautioned for people with liver disease and of course alcohol can cause liver damage. Cirrhosis of the liver is the disease related with alcohol.
Cirrhosis has many causes. In the United States, chronic alcoholism and hepatitis C are the most common ones.
As far as the drinking with meds, everyone has to make there own choice.
In women, as few as two to three drinks per day have been linked with cirrhosis and in men, as few as three to four drinks per day.
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