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Dr. Colin Feeney
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Naloxone (Definition)

Naloxone is a drug that decreases narcotic effects which is a ...Read more


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Can Narcan (naloxone) sober up a drunk person?

Depends on the time : It does not make a drunk person undrunk, but it does improve the chances of recovery from alcoholism. ...Read more

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Could Narcan (naloxone) sober up a drunk person?

Could Narcan (naloxone) sober up a drunk person?

Alcohol poisoning.: This is a pretty good summery : <a href="http://wiki.Answers.Com/q/can_you_use_narcan_to_treat_alcohol_poisoning" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">http://wiki.Answers.Com/q/can_you_use_narcan_to_treat_alcohol_poisoning</a> that said suboxone in non-acute situations has been shown clinically to curb alcohol craving along with opiate craving, however, it is not approved for alcohol use. ...Read more

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Do you think an intoxicated person who is suicidal when sober will actually take their life if they were drunk at the time?

Do you think an intoxicated person who is suicidal when sober will actually take their life if they were drunk at the time?

Increased risk.: Alcohol and other drug use increases the risk of suicide. A mnemonic is sad persons sex; age; depression; psychosis a/o personality do; e-etoh (alcohol) and other drugs of abuse; previous suicide attempt; organic, ie chronic illness; needy (loss of support, or death). Men 4 times more likely to succed; teens, and young adults or the older one is increases risk; thoughts of suicide, or a plan... ...Read more

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How come this guy says one thing when he's drunk and another thing when he's sober about his feelings towards me?

How come this guy says one thing when he's drunk and another thing when he's sober about his feelings towards me?

Drunk vs sober : People aren't reliable when drunk, and some aren't reliable when sober either. To decide whether you can trust what someone says, it's best to see if his actions match his words for awhile. Although some think of alcohol as being a kind of "truth serum, " it doesn't function that way. Booze tends to make people say & do things they don't mean the next morning. ...Read more

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Is there any way to sober up more quickly while being drunk?

Is there any way to sober up more quickly while being drunk?

Sober up: The rate at which your liver eliminates alcohol is constant, so you cannot sober up any faster when you are drunk. ...Read more

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I feel more like the real me when i'm drunk/stoned than I do when i'm sober. Is this weird?

I feel more like the real me when i'm drunk/stoned than I do when i'm sober. Is this weird?

I would call it sad : Before i would refer to it as "weird". This suggests that you are in an intoxicated (alcohol &/ or drugs) state a fair amount. This may also mean that you feel more disinhibited when intoxicated. Please remember that the effects of your drug & alcohol use are likely to catch up with you at some time. ...Read more

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I have heard people break their hand or wrist when drunk but don't feel it until sober, why?

I have heard people break their hand or wrist when drunk but don't feel it until sober, why?

150 years ago: alcohol was used as an anesthetic for surgeries, before we had chloroform and ether. Alcohol in high doses, when you make someone very drunk, has analgesic and anesthetic effects. However, it is very toxic and is no longer used for that purpose, since we have many safer and more effective agents for both those purposes. ...Read more

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Hello, does everyone twitch when drunk or high? It's my right leg most of the time and it sometimes happens when I'm sober. I rarely drink or smoke

Hello, does everyone twitch when drunk or high? It's my right leg most of the time and it sometimes happens when I'm sober. I rarely drink or smoke

Not Everyone, Dude: That's the neurotraxicolicomental reflex. It indicates that you are best off not imbibing except small amounts socially and certainly staying away from drugs that get you high. This reflex occurs in certain people when the electrophysiology of the drugs interact with the vibrations of the Universe, telling you "Reality is for people who can't handle drugs"--NO!!!--the other way around!! ...Read more

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Narcan (Definition)

Narcan is a drug that decreases narcotic effects which is a ...Read more