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Is it even possible for somebody to become intoxicated from using mouthwash?

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Dr. Daniel Wolter
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: If You Drink It

If you swish & spit, you'll be fine.
You can, however, get drunk from mouthwash if it contains alcohol and you drink enough of it. Obviously, that's not recommended. If you have a history of substance abuse, you should absolutely not use an alcohol-containing mouthwash. You should also keep it away from children. Rarely, some people can't metabolize alcohol at all, so they need to be very careful.

In brief: If You Drink It

If you swish & spit, you'll be fine.
You can, however, get drunk from mouthwash if it contains alcohol and you drink enough of it. Obviously, that's not recommended. If you have a history of substance abuse, you should absolutely not use an alcohol-containing mouthwash. You should also keep it away from children. Rarely, some people can't metabolize alcohol at all, so they need to be very careful.
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Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Addiction Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

If the mouthwash contains alcohol and it is swallowed.

In brief: Yes

If the mouthwash contains alcohol and it is swallowed.
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
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