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Monday, December 22, 2014
Hello, I am currently on 100 mgs of Lamictal for BIpolar disorder,and Zoloft 75mgs for ocd and depression. Also Lipitor 20 mgs for cholesterol and Toprol 100mgs for high blood pressure I was wondering if I could drink occasionally while on these medications. What are some possible side effects. I really enjoy drinking once in a while. Please get back to me regarding this matter.
Alcohol use can interact with the medications that you are taking and negatively impact on your psychiatric and nonpsychiatric conditions. We can not recommend that you drink alcohol.
Nicholas A Votolato, RPh BCPP
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy
College of Pharmacy
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Emeritus
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University