Why is alcohol and depression medication not good to mix?
because they are both mood affecting. they can interfere with eachother. e.g one might be trying to make you go up, the other down. and that cant be good.
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Yes, alcohol is a depressant in the sense that it slows your cardiovascular system. It can also be considered a depressant because it relaxes you and reduces the intensity of …stimuli. However alcohol actually initially acts as a stimulant at low quantities. It may also simulate certain activities like talking and make you feel happy as opposed to depressed. Classifying drugs as stimulants or depressants generally oversimplifies their effects.
Pretty much all of them, though to greatly varying degrees. There are many medications that can be dangerous and even fatal when taken with alcohol, far too many to enumera…te here in detail, but the CNS depressants make up the biggest category. These would include benzodiazepines (like Valium and xanax) to barbiturates (like phenobarbitol), ketamine, ambien, imovane, quaalude, noctec, and so on. With many other drugs, alcohol can simply interfere with their ability to work. For example, mixing alcohol with antibiotics can inhibit the antibiotics making them less likely to work and increasing the risk of an even worse re-infection. When in doubt, ask your doctor.
Very, very dangerous. Medications are formulated to be used under controlled conditions. When you throw in other drugs, there is danger of unpredictable interactions.
Mixing alcohol with anything is bad. And you can flood your self, and also dehydrate yourself taking Ecstasy, so any liquids have to be consumed with cation. I would say stay …hydrated with water, but not too excessively. Also what you are doing whilst on Ecstasy can alter water retention, or excessive pee'ing. Ecstasy can also make your stomach irritated and cause you to be sick, or give you the run's (poo'ing). Alcohol is not advisable at all. Your liver function goes into overdrive with any alcohol or drug use, so combining, will overwork your organs.
Alcohol should be avoided when taking any kind of Antidepressant drug. . The effects from the medication may worsen . The effects from the alcohol may increase . You may fe…el more depressed . Alcohol and some MAOI inhibitors could cause deadly reactions
Alcohol is a depressant. Anti-depressants are meant to prevent depression. Do you get where we're going, here? Check the bottle and instructions for the medication. If they… say it's OK, by all means follow the directions.
NOOO that's a horrible horrible idea, if you mean like isopropyl alcohol. You will probably die, or get really really sick and then die. Medical alcohol is very different from… drinking alcohol and is not meant to be ingested.
No. Mixing alcohol and depressant drugs is a dangerous practice.
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Alcohol and prescription drugs don't mix. Even the combination of alcohol and over-the-counter medications can lead to severe health problems. If you take prescription painki…llers regularly, you are at risk for dangerous drug interactions every time you take a drink. Alcohol and pain medications can be a deadly combination, so it is best not to mix them.
Death, depression, and other serious side effects also minor ones like head aches, stomach aches; but it depends on the drug. I'd ask a doctor, but then again, that's probably… why you went to Answers...
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Alcohol is a depressant in that it slows the action of the heart, lungs, etc. However, alcohol is usually experienced as a mood enhancer. People commonly confuse the meaning o…f alcohol as a depressant, as the following answer illustrates: While you can drink alcohol while taking medication for depression, the question is this: should you? Alcohol acts as a depressant . An individual who is taking medication to treat depression should probably avoid alcohol. Certainly a call to the office of the doctor prescribing the medication is in order. But you can probably guess what you will be advised to do by the physician.
Yes assuming the anti-depressants have stopped working for you and you've decides to end it all
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It is by many people, which often results in a dualdiagnosis of the original condition plus alcoholism when/if real treatment is eventually obtained.