Ativan and alcohol

Patient

Q: I have recently started taking 2mg of ativan at bedtime to help me sleep. My question is can i drink a few beers and a couple shots for the 4th of july celebration tonight. And if so im sure the alcohol will help me sleep but if it doesnt should i take the ativan to sleep after drinking?

Symptoms:  sleepy
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