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Are there alternative treatments for alcohol poisoning?

Just as there are no medications that can stop the process of alcohol poisoning, there are also no established alternative treatments for this type of overdose. Alcohol poisoning is a medical emergency and must always be treated as such. Cold showers and coffee will not help revive someone with serious alcohol poisoning. Never wait for someone to "sleep it off." When someone who has been drinking is unconscious, call 911 or drive the person to a hospital immediately. If a person is showing milder symptoms of alcohol poisoning and is still conscious, call the poison control center for recommendations on what steps to take.

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