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Alcohol Idiosyncratic Intoxication
Impairment at one dr: Alcohol causes impairment at even one drink. Intoxication occurs with varying amounts depending on body size, gender, and chronicity of alcohol intake. In general novice drinkers, women and people of small size will get intoxicated with lower amounts. It is urged that you not try to find it out by experimenting on yourself or someone else. ...Read more
When you pass out: And slow down your breathing, it moves from intoxication (which actually means poisoning) to true alcohol poisoning. Please don't do this. ...Read more
Abnormal or Normal?: Many individuals may at sometime in their lives experience being drunk on alcohol. This is normal. Being drunk can quickly become abnormal due to its effects on the central nervous system. When drunk you llose motor control, coordination and reaction time resulting in accidents and injuries. You lose your ability to reason and make bad decisions such as driving. It is a condition best avoided. ...Read more
Not similar: The amount of nicotine in tobacco is not enough to cause true nicotine intoxication, except when small children are exposed, usually by ingesting it. Nicotine intoxication can be lethal, and actually nicotine-like substances have been used to kill rodents and other pests. Tobacco workers also routinely get it. Alcohol intoxication looks completely different. Seizures, abd. Pain, twitches occur. ...Read more
Don´t Drink. Simple: Drinking and driving? Seriously?Get a more detailed answer ›
Not usually: Nicotine as consumed in cigarettes, other tobacco products and e-cigarettes produces effects that are not only nothing like alcohol withdrawal, but most of them are directly the opposite of alcohol withdrawal — improved concentration together with some muscle relaxation, heightened and not dulled consciousness. In overdose, nicotine is lethal and shuts down important parasympathetic nerve function ...Read more
This could become a real problem in the future.
Many issues, that you can see on google.
Stop asap. ...Read more
Alcohol intoxication: what are the cognitive effects? Do I have to be afraid for my academic career that has been good so far? What can be done?
Alcohol: The earlier you quit the better it is. ...Read more
TNTC: Too numerous to count. I would need much more information regarding symptom history, medical history, and physical exams / labs to comment. Sounds like it might be good to visit with your doctor. Good luck ...Read more
May slow absorption: High protein and/or fatty foods can slow stomach emptying, as well as dilute alcohol content in the stomach. Can slow absorption of alcohol, and therefore modulate levels. Of course, if you overdo either, all that stuff in your stomach may not feel too good, and you might vomit. Moderation in all things. ...Read more
Supportive care.: The dangers of this condition include respiratory depression and possible death, vomiting with aspiration and hypoglycemia(low blood sugar). The thrust of care in the immediate period is therefore supportive to prevent any of the above complications which again are and can be life threatening. ...Read more
Do not use both!
Could be very dangerous.
This shows up on board questions for docs.
Avoid! ...Read more
Will an outstanding law student, passed for everything, decline in points after an alcohol intoxication (a night in the hospital). What can be done?
Yes: Alcohol intoxication lowers the threshold for seizures. ...Read more
Can alcohol intoxication (not withdrawal) cause convulsions and or seizures and lower the seizure threshold?
Get this addressed:
Agree with dr killian, as risk definitely present.
Bigger issue by far is not provocation of convulsions, but rather why are seizures present, and what will be eventual outcome of alcohol abuse. You see, alcoholics do suffer head injuries, with post-traumatic szs. If you or a close relationship is the subject, contact alcoholics anonymous asap. ...Read more
Yes: Damage can occur in two ways. The first is acute alcohol poisoning, which can cause brain damage and even death. Long term alcoholism has been know to damage the brain over an extended time. Chronic alcoholism will also damage the liver, which will also have a damaging effect on the brain. ...Read more
Does alcohol intoxication raise the seizure threshold since it's a sedative or no? Also, can it prevent convulsions like other sedatives?
Does alcohol intoxication raise or lower the seizure threshold? Since it is a sedative like benzos, would it have anticonvulsant effects?
Indication for et intubation during general anaesthesia include:a. Alcohol intoxicationb. Active tbc. Small bowel obstructiond. Pregnancye. Hiv infect?
Oppositive or negati: Idiosyncratic refers to an unusual response to a medication, sometimes the opposite for which it was given. These are not allergies, but drug reactions, which should be relayed to any health professional you see. ...Read more
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