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prior to taking did you have a problem with alcohol abuse?
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No..just enjoy it occasionally.
the answer, sir, is that there is no reason you can not resume drinking a couple of glasses of wine each day right away provided you have no prior alcohol problems. also, be aware, alcohol can affect sleep and can worsen depression.
though you sound like that has not been an issue for you in the past
so i see no reason that you can not do this.
some people experience a rebound depression after stopping paroxetine
but most people do fine
do you have any more questions about this for me?
I sleep well now with a 1/2 Ambien every once in awhile. Will that be a problem? Also, I have fits of yawning w/Paroxitine and its embarassing.
Ambien use is discouraged with alcohol use at the same time as the combination can produce coma in a very few individuals
does your doctor know you are stopping the paroxetine?
if not you should really let them know in case you run into problems.
yes, she does and will so advise. Thank you.
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