Alcohol and Paxil CR
If a person decides to drink alcohol in moderation while on Paxil CR, it is recommended that he or she not drink alcohol at the same time as he or she takes Paxil CR. He or she should also learn the effects that Paxil CR has on his or her body before he or she begins drinking. Paxil CR may affect some individuals' ability to perform certain functions, such as driving a car or operating machinery.
You should talk with your healthcare provider about alcohol and Paxil CR. This is because everyone's situation is different, and your healthcare provider understands your situation best. Based on what you want and expect and your current health situation, you and your healthcare provider can make a shared decision about alcohol and Paxil CR.