Effexor and alcohol

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   Posted 4/10/2008 9:01 PM (GMT -6)   
 I was thinking of MAKING my stupid boyfriend do a "date" nite w/ me. -Is it safe to have a glass of wine while on Effexor?
Anyone know from experience?

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   Posted 4/10/2008 9:39 PM (GMT -6)   
I honestly don't think anybody is going to want to say anything other than antidepressants and alcohol don't mix Natalia. Alcohol is a depressant, therefore it works against the anti depressant. It is not recommended.

On my bottle, it says that may cause drowsiness or dizziness and alcolhol could intensify this effect.

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   Posted 4/14/2008 7:01 AM (GMT -6)   

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