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Doctor insights on: Alcohol Gin Vodka Liquid

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Is alcohol such as gin or vodka considered a clear liquid?

Is alcohol such as gin or vodka considered a clear liquid?

Hmmm.....: If a doctor recommends clear liquids because some one has the stomach flu or is dehydrated then the answer would be a resounding no, they are not. Otherwise i may not be "clear" on your question because by appearence alone they are clear? ...Read more

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Could 1 litre of vodka 40% alcohol volume be lethal for an average size man?

Could 1 litre of vodka 40% alcohol volume be lethal for an average size man?

It could: Depending on how quickly you drink it. Every fall, there are unfortunately deaths, usually in high school or college age kids involved in fraternity/sorority initiations who chug even smaller amounts (a pint or even half pint), but drink it so quickly that blood alcohol levels go up very fast, resulting in respiratory depression, coma and death. Depends on your tolerance and health. Get help. ...Read more

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Is it possible for 1 litre of vodka 40% alcohol volume to be lethal for an average size man?

Is it possible for 1 litre of vodka 40% alcohol volume to be lethal for an average size man?

Yes: If that person were alcohol naive, or if it were consumed very rapidly, or if there were other sedating cns-acting drugs on board, yes. Every fall during the unfortunate 'hazing' season at fraternties/sororoties many young people die of significantly less alcohol that that, because it is rapidly "chugged.'" most people fall asleep or throw up before alcohol will reach that toxic a level. ...Read more

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My roommate thinks she is allergic to the histamines in alcohols like tequilla and vodka. Is this possible?

My roommate thinks she is allergic to the histamines in alcohols like tequilla and vodka. Is this possible?

Alcohol Allergy: Alcohol is a spontaneous mast cell degranulator. Your friend is probably not allergic, rather just has a side effect from ingestion of alcohol. Is it that she is drinking too much and then the reaction happens or is it with the first sip? Does it happen with all alcohols? Does it happen with different brands of vodka or tequila? ...Read more

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I drank 3/4 a bottle of vodka on Saturday and took a drug and alcohol test Tuesday at 6pm. Will it come back clean?

I drank 3/4 a bottle of vodka on Saturday and took a drug and alcohol test Tuesday at 6pm. Will it come back clean?

Yes and no: the alcohol level in plasma could be 0 by then , that is if you are healthy, a good metabolizer and drink plenty of water. however there are other biomarkers that would reveal a recent acute intoxication , liver enzimes like SGOT, that would be high. ...Read more

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Why is it bad to mix, alcohol with soda ( coca cola, sprite, etc.) coca cola with vodka? Or coca cola with rum?

Not good or bad: What's the legal drinking age in your part of canada? It's not good or bad to mix alcohol w/soda, but the carbonation gets the alcohol into your blood stream more quickly and can lead to more rapid intoxication? Be careful and don't drink and drive. ...Read more

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I drank vodka shot 32% alcohol. Will I get alcohol poisioning ? I'm a regular drinker. Not alcoholic

I drank vodka shot 32% alcohol. Will I get alcohol poisioning ? I'm a regular drinker.  Not alcoholic

Vodka shot: This shot of vodka can definitely impair you and can harm. Given that you are a regular drinker, your liver may clear the ethanol faster. A person who is small can indeed be harmed. Friendly advice, now that you have tried, commit to abstain -- be an example and model to friends. Say no more - you protect and preserve yourself / and you truly may save a friend or acquaintence. Do good. ...Read more

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Pain after alcohol in heart after drinking half a bottle of vodka pain persist after 2 days can i recover fully from it?

1/2 bottle Vodka: Looks like you have already recovered. However, you would be very stupid to carry on with this behavior. One drink is fine but 1/2 bottle is crazy! ...Read more