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Are over-the-counter medications available for alcohol poisoning?

There are no over-the-counter medications that can treat alcohol poisoning. In fact, there are no medications for this condition at all. Physicians can provide supportive care for someone with alcohol poisoning. A person with alcohol poisoning must be monitored in a hospital setting until the alcohol has been naturally processed and eliminated from their body. Breathing support and intravenous fluids are often required, and this kind of care can only be provided in a hospital or similar medical setting.

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