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Does alcohol intoxication or poisoning (not withdrawal) cause seizures? Or does it suppress them since it's a depressant like benzos?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Alcohol and seizures

Excessive Alcohol or cessation of alcohol use can both be associated with potential for seizure activity.
See: https://www.eaneurology.org/fileadmin/user_upload/guidline_papers/EFNS_guideline_2011_Alcohol-related_seizures.pdf

In brief: Alcohol and seizures

Excessive Alcohol or cessation of alcohol use can both be associated with potential for seizure activity.
See: https://www.eaneurology.org/fileadmin/user_upload/guidline_papers/EFNS_guideline_2011_Alcohol-related_seizures.pdf
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