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How can I reverse alcohol poisoning?

Alcohol poisoning is a medical emergency. You cannot treat it on your own, at home, or with alternative treatments. Coffee, cold showers, and "sleeping it off" will not reverse alcohol poisoning. In some cases, sleep can even be dangerous. A person with alcohol poisoning can vomit while they sleep and possibly choke to death, or fall into unconsciousness or a coma. If someone who has been drinking shows signs of alcohol poisoning, they need medical care immediately. Call the poison control center or 911 to get help.

Dr. Elif E. Oker, MD
Medical Toxicology
No you cannot reverse alcohol poisoning.  Alcohol poisoning can result in death.  It is an emergency. If you suspect someone has alcohol poisoning then you should get them to the nearest emergency department. The best and safest way to do that is to call "911". 

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