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For how long does alcohol poisoning last?
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In brief: A few hours...
...Or until death, whichever comes sooner.

In brief: A few hours...
...Or until death, whichever comes sooner.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Addiction Medicine
In brief: Depends
If you are truly poisoned, it is a medical emergency associated with slowed breathing, hypothermia and potentially death.
A alcohol-naive person may be poisoned at a level of 200 mg%, and that may take 15-20 hours to get down to zero, although people will wake up after it is down below 120 mg% or so. Higher levels (like 300-400 mg%) take over 24 hours to metabolize if they havent killed you.

In brief: Depends
If you are truly poisoned, it is a medical emergency associated with slowed breathing, hypothermia and potentially death.
A alcohol-naive person may be poisoned at a level of 200 mg%, and that may take 15-20 hours to get down to zero, although people will wake up after it is down below 120 mg% or so. Higher levels (like 300-400 mg%) take over 24 hours to metabolize if they havent killed you.
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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