Can I take my antidepressant now even though I drank alcohol?!

Question: Can I take my antidepressant now even though I drank alcohol?
I had a drink about 4 1/2 ago, and it had around 3 ounces of vodka in it. Im starting a new medication tonight, an antidepressant called mirtazapine. Is it okay for me to take it tonight?


It's not a great idea. Due to some chemicals in the brain(I'm not entirely sure of it), alcohol with this antidepressant one thing may increase the effects of alcohol(by decreasing motor skills and general awareness of the world) or it may even heighten your depression.

It's not recommended that you drink alcohol with mirtazapine, but if you really need to, the most you could even have that's considered "moderate" is about 12 ounces of beer or a bit of diluted whiskey. Definitely not vodka.

you shouldnt take any medication after drinking, especially atm as you have never took that medication before, medications have different reactions for ppl so you really dont want to be mixing it

Im sure it says not to use alcohol on the bottle right?


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