Alcohol Poisoning and Overdose
Alcohol is one of the most commonly used substances in the U.S.
It can be an extremely dangerous drug. Excessive alcohol use can result in alcohol intoxication, alcohol poisoning, or alcohol overdose.
Symptoms of alcohol poisoning to watch out for include:
- Mental confusion and stupor.
- Difficulty remaining conscious.
- Slowed or irregular breathing.
- Clammy skin or paleness.
- Slow heart rate.
- Loss of gag reflex.
- Low body temperature (may be indicated by chills or shivers).