Can I drink alcohol while taking desvenlafaxine?

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It's wise not to drink alcohol while taking desvenlafaxine (Pristiq). Doing so while taking this antidepressant may make side effects from the drug worse. Talk to your doctor for more details about drinking and desvenlafaxine.

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