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Can I drink while taking Pristiq?

If you are taking Pristiq, you should avoid drinking alcohol as much as you can. Alcohol may cause your symptoms to get worse. Also, your doctor may need to lower your dose of Pristiq if you drink alcohol regularly. Talk to your doctor about your drinking and how it may impact your treatment with Pristiq.

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