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Does Alcohol Interact With Sertraline And Methylphenidate?

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Posted on Tue, 17 Apr 2018
Question: Can you share with me the possible side effects for someone drinking while also taking Sertraline and methylphenida?
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Answered by Dr. V. N. S. Parinam (37 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Alcohol interactions.

Detailed Answer:
Yes alcohol has interactions with Sertraline. They are like this:While on Sertraline alcohol increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience judgment errors, impairment in thinking and motor in coordination.

And with methylphenidate, nervous system side effects such as anxiety, drowsiness, nervous breakdown, depression and seizure attacks are prevalent.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. V. N. S. Parinam (9 minutes later)
is there any increased issues when someone takes both of these prescriptions and has drinks?
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Answered by Dr. V. N. S. Parinam (18 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Yes

Detailed Answer:
It is imminent and the issues would increase if you take both and also alcohol.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Dr. V. N. S. Parinam

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Practicing since :2008

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Does Alcohol Interact With Sertraline And Methylphenidate?

Brief Answer: Alcohol interactions. Detailed Answer: Yes alcohol has interactions with Sertraline. They are like this:While on Sertraline alcohol increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience judgment errors, impairment in thinking and motor in coordination. And with methylphenidate, nervous system side effects such as anxiety, drowsiness, nervous breakdown, depression and seizure attacks are prevalent.