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Hello I am 24 year old suffering from anxiety. Doctor gave me opipramol 50 mg twice a day and dothiepin 50 mg at night. My question may I take alcohol or beer with antidepressant medicine .is it safe.

2 Doctors Answered
No as both have sedative effect, avoid alcohol.
Dear lybrate-user. You can take one or two small peg but you need to consult psychiatrist for readjustment of medicine as there are chances of overdose. All d best!
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