Mirtazapine and alcohol or marijuana

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I understand that this question may sound stupid... obviously, mirt and alcohol and weed are not compatible as both are are well-known as depressants.

However, those are social things... Sometimes having a few drinks on the party is unavoidable. Anybody can share with such an experience? What exactly may happen, and at which amount of booze?

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    Hi Henrich, you probably know the official line is not to booze or smoke weed when on the medication, however I like a beer and I do have a few during the week, I don't touch marijuana, never have.

    I got wasted on booze last week but apart from still feeling p@@sed the morning after I got through the day ok, I wouldn't recommend it every week though.

    im going out for something to eat with a mate of mine tonight and will have a few beers which I don't believe will do any harm, my psychiatrist knows I have a drink and says nothing about it.

    Now I'm not condoning drink I just think if it's a small pleasure once or twice a week I'm good with that.

     

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    I had one drink whilst on 15mg of Mirt and it hit me like a truck, but I'm not sure if that happens to everyone? I felt hungover after one drink too!!

    I'm tapering off Mirt, as much as I think it's a great medication, I miss the sociable side of having a drink with my partner and friends so much!

    Hope you get some answers

    Kirsty

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    I have been on mirt for 7 years and yes I have some drinks some weekends. What I do is if I feel I really have too much to drink that night I don't take it. Wait till the next day to take it.

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