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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Clonazepam (Definition)

Klonopin (clonazepam) belongs to a class of medications called benzodiazepines. They are also referred to as sedative-hypnotics & anxiolytics. These medications are used for a variety of indications to include anxiety, insomnia, muscle spasm, seizure, & alcohol withdrawal. All benzodiazepines including Clonazepam are potentially habit forming. Alcohol should be ...Read more


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Can klonipin make you feel drunk?

Can klonipin make you feel drunk?

Yes: Klonopin (clonazepam) and other sedatives (such as other benzodiazepines) have a similar effect on the brain as alcohol. ...Read more

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What to do if i had Xanax (alprazolam) and now i feel drunk and detached?

What to do if i had Xanax (alprazolam) and now i feel drunk and detached?

Wait for it wear off: Not much you can do at this point. Sleep it off. The half life of Xanax (alprazolam) is relatively long so depending your previous exposure and other medications that you may be taking, this may last for several hours. ...Read more

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When I drink, I never feel drunk. But the next morning - several hours later, it seems like it hits me all at once. Why? I eat & drink plenty of water

When I drink, I never feel drunk. But the next morning - several hours later, it seems like it hits me all at once. Why? I eat & drink plenty of water

Delayed toxicity: Drinking alcohol after eating fatty foods may slow alchol absorption and delay toxicity. You may also have a different metabolic pathway for alcohol (genetic variation) or indirect mode of toxicity (allergic or hypersensitivity component). Don't need the extra anxiety? Don't drink alcohol! ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking too much xanax (alprazolam)? Dr prescribed 1-2 as needed. I took 3 bc I felt it wasn't working but now I feel drunk and tired.

"Too much" Xanax (alprazolam) : Or alprazolam, a benzodiazepine, when ingested can results in sedation, confusion, impaired coordination, reduced respiratory drive, cardiopulmonary collapse, coma, and death. Xanax should be taken exactly as prescribed by ur MD. Additionally, use of Xanax can result in tolerance and addiction as well as rebound anxiety. Discuss your use of Xanax with ur prescribing MD and take only as prescribed. ...Read more

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Im on ibrabrofine 600mg I tock one this morning naw I feel drunk is this a side afect and what should I do?

Im on ibrabrofine 600mg I tock one this morning naw I feel drunk is this a side afect and what should I do?

Don't worry.: If you took Ibuprofen (motrin) 600mg, this can cause lightheadedness in some people. Stop taking it and you will be fine. You might try acetominophen products as an alternative pain killer, but if an anti-inflammatory medication is what you are looking to take, check with your doctor since you might be overly sensitive to that entire class of drug, so be careful. ...Read more

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Why do you still feel drunk the day after you drink?

Slow metabolism: Everyone has a different rate at which they metabolize alcohol & other substances. If you have a slower metabolic rate, you might feel effects for a longer period of time. Also, depending upon what medications you might be taking, alcohol consumption might multiply its effects (or vice versa). Bottom line, while there appears to benefit from moderate consumption, we don't recommend getting drunk. ...Read more

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What would cause you to feel drunk all the time without drinking at all?

Drunk: It seems as if you have some emotional symptoms that need control. Please have your primary doctor refer you to a Psychologist.No you are not crazy but you are certainly troubled. Thinks will work out over time. ...Read more

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My migraines are severe and lasts for days. They make feel like I have taken something or feel drunk. I can't walk, in a haze. Feel like a dream ???

My migraines are severe and lasts for days. They make feel like I have taken something or feel drunk. I can't walk, in a haze. Feel like a dream ???

Seek help soon: These don't sound like migraines! They may be but would be atypical esp in a male patient! I'm concerned about other problems that could be more serious !see a physician soon for a more thorough evaluation please ...Read more

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Can vertigo cause you to feel drunk? Overwhelmed, delirious, etc. It happens every time I walk on a street that is going downward, It's a bit crooked.

Can vertigo cause you to feel drunk? Overwhelmed, delirious, etc. It happens every time I walk on a street that is going downward, It's a bit crooked.

Vertigo: The balance system works by coordinating information in your brain from the three senses used for balance: your balance organ in your inner ear, your eyes and your internal sense of position/movement in your body.

So yes, vertigo is often a result of a problem in your vestibular system. You should see an ENT specialist for testing to identify the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Why do stripes make me dizzy and give me a headache? The headache hurts really bad and i feel drunk.

Migraine trigger: Unfortunately, alternating dark and light stripes can trigger a migraine in scattered susceptible folks. Your med list does not include preventative meds, and that would be an excellent way to handle this. Pain meds will likely worsen process over time, but could be needed to handle other problems. ...Read more

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Is there any way to prevent alcohol blackouts? I used to be able to drink a lot and now I don't even feel drunk anymore without blacking out

Is there any way to prevent alcohol blackouts? I used to be able to drink a lot and now I don't even feel drunk anymore without blacking out

Yes there is.: DON'T DRINK to excess!!!!! Blackouts are an indication that you are drinking more than is healthy, and if you cannot moderate your drinking, it is an even greater indication that you have developed an alcohol use disorder, aka alcoholism. Blackouts are associated with the possibility of later permanent damage to your memory, as well as increasing the chance of accidents&unwanted sexual activity. ...Read more

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I FEEL DRUNK AND HAVE NOT DRINK I CANNOT BALANCE ON MY OWN I AM VOMITING AND I HAVE DIARRHEA?

I FEEL DRUNK AND HAVE NOT DRINK I CANNOT BALANCE ON MY OWN I AM VOMITING AND I HAVE DIARRHEA?

Dehydrated or...: Please get help right away. Dehydration from vomiting and diarrhea is possible, or there may be more systemic or central issues going on. Get to the Emergency Room now. ...Read more

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Feeling dizzy, lightheaded especially when I look down I feel drunk and I don't drink at all.

Feeling dizzy, lightheaded  especially when I look down I feel drunk and I don't drink at all.

Dizzy: probably cervical vertigo secondary to muscle spasm. Do rotational neck exercises to limber up muscles, get posterior neck muscles massaged. warm moist compresses, Keep computer screen at eye level, not up, down or to the side. No heating pad. ...Read more

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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Klonopin (Definition)

Klonopin is a long-acting benzodiazepine which is a kind of sleep-inducing drug (anti-anxiety drug, psychiatric drug) and a blood pressure drug which is a ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Alcohol Intoxication (Definition)

Any reduction of brain function secondary to the presence of alcohol is intoxication. Legally intoxication is at a blood ...Read more