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Alcohol poisoning

Important

Alcohol poisoning is a serious and sometimes fatal result of drinking large amounts of alcohol.

Phone 111 and ask for an ambulance if you think someone has alcohol poisoning.

If they have stopped breathing, start CPR.

How do I know if someone has alcohol poisoning?

alcohol poisoningIf someone has alcohol poisoning they may:

How to help someone who has alcohol poisoning

What happens next?

Alcohol & safe drinking

Alcohol: know the facts

Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Page created December 2016.

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