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What sort of problem is alcohol (ethanol) poisoning or overdose?

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Dr. Jeffrey Miller
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Alcohol toxicity

Alcohol (ethanol) is a respiratory and central nervous system, and cardiac depressant.
Low doses cloud judgement, higher doses induce nausea, vomiting, pancreatitis, liver disease. And higher doses can lead to coma and death.This has even happened at colleges to young people. Sad.

In brief: Alcohol toxicity

Alcohol (ethanol) is a respiratory and central nervous system, and cardiac depressant.
Low doses cloud judgement, higher doses induce nausea, vomiting, pancreatitis, liver disease. And higher doses can lead to coma and death.This has even happened at colleges to young people. Sad.
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
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Dr. Robert Woods
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Extremely Dangerous

Alcohol poisoning occurs after consuming a large quantity of alcohol over a very short time.
Acting as a central nervous system depressant it can suppress respiration, induce coma, and disable the gag reflex. Aspiration of one's vomit, seizures and cardiac arrest can occur. Hypothermia, hypoglycemia & dehydration can lead to life threatening conditions. Considered a medical emergency call 911.

In brief: Extremely Dangerous

Alcohol poisoning occurs after consuming a large quantity of alcohol over a very short time.
Acting as a central nervous system depressant it can suppress respiration, induce coma, and disable the gag reflex. Aspiration of one's vomit, seizures and cardiac arrest can occur. Hypothermia, hypoglycemia & dehydration can lead to life threatening conditions. Considered a medical emergency call 911.
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