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How much alcohol is the liver capable of oxidizing per hour?
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Addiction Medicine
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In brief: About one drink/hour
The liver actually gets "revved up" the more you drink, and heavier drinkers can metabolize more alcohol, but the alcohol ultimately causes damage.
Once that damage is severe, the liver can actually metabolize less alcohol. One drink per hour is about the rate we metabolize, if by one drink we mean a shot (1.5 oz) of 40 percent spirits, 12 oz 6% beer or 5 oz 10% wine.

In brief: About one drink/hour
The liver actually gets "revved up" the more you drink, and heavier drinkers can metabolize more alcohol, but the alcohol ultimately causes damage.
Once that damage is severe, the liver can actually metabolize less alcohol. One drink per hour is about the rate we metabolize, if by one drink we mean a shot (1.5 oz) of 40 percent spirits, 12 oz 6% beer or 5 oz 10% wine.
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Dr. Leonard Spishakoff
Addiction Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: 10 to 15
10 to 15 mg / dl/hr.

In brief: 10 to 15
10 to 15 mg / dl/hr.
Dr. Leonard Spishakoff
Dr. Leonard Spishakoff
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