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Anger problems

Hi all, I have found myself to be very aggressive lately bordering on aggressive and horrible to some people. Can this be a side effect of being anxious all the time? I take fluoxetine and it mostly happens when I drink alcohol. The last two times especially. I have never been an aggressive drunk but recently I've changed. Anyone else relate? I have to accept I cannot drink at this time in my life but sometimes I feel like it's my only relief! :(

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Hi Sandy1710, Fluoxetine is an SSRI that can cause suicidal tendencies as well as aggression. Mix that with alcohol (which is a depressant in itself) and you have anger and irritability twice over. Check with your doctor regarding your aggressiveness.

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