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Alcohol intoxication

Also known as Inebriation and Drunkenness

Alcohol intoxication (also known as drunkenness or inebriation) is a physiological state induced by the consumption of alcohol.

Source: Wikipedia

What are the symptoms?

Within all the people who go to their doctor with alcohol intoxication, 79% report having abusing alcohol, 60% report having depressive or psychotic symptoms, and 41% report having vomiting. The symptoms that are highly suggestive of alcohol intoxication are abusing alcohol, although you may still have alcohol intoxication without those symptoms.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with alcohol intoxication often receive hematologic tests, complete blood count, intravenous fluid replacement, blood alcohol, glucose measurement, kidney function tests, urinalysis and toxicology screen .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with alcohol intoxication include thiamine, folic acid, haloperidol, chlordiazepoxide, magnesium sulfate, nicotine, vecuronium and clorazepate .

Thiamine
$3
(28 days)
Folic Acid
$3
(28 days)
Haloperidol
$28
(28 days)
Chlordiazepoxide
$8
(28 days)
Magnesium Sulfate
$13
(14 days)
Nicotine
$179
(21 days)
Vecuronium

Clorazepate
$18
(28 days)

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for alcohol intoxication include age 30-44 years, sex == male and age 45-59 years. On the other hand, age 75+ years, age 5-14 years, age 1-4 years, and age < 1 years almost never get alcohol intoxication.

Age

< 1 years
0.0x
1-4 years
0.0x
5-14 years
0.0x
15-29 years
1.2x
30-44 years
1.6x
45-59 years
2.0x
60-74 years
0.5x
75+ years
0.0x

Sex

Male
1.7x
Female
0.5x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.0x
Hispanic
1.1x
White
1.0x
Other
0.7x
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