Alcohol poisoning: medicines and traditional medicine
Jun 06, 2018
Alcohol poisoning is a condition from which no one is immune.And if you take into account fatigue and weakness of the body, then for alcohol poisoning you will need to take a very small dose of any alcoholic beverage.Of course, in this state, you need to help the victim, but first you need to make sure that he really has alcohol poisoning, and not something else.Contents: Symptoms of alcohol poisoning What to do if alcohol poisoning Folk remedies for alcohol poisoning Medications for alcohol poisoning
Symptoms of alcohol poisoning
Symptoms of alcohol poisoning:
- human speech becomes slurred;
- in exhaled air clearly defined by the smell of ethanol;
- face turns pale;
- breathing is severe;
- the look becomes "glass", pupils - expand.
Note: can be unconscious when alcohol poisoning occurs, but this condition requires immediate and competent medical care.The only thing that can help to poison alcohol in an unconscious state - turn it on its side and pull out the tongue firmly against the outside of the mouth that prevent the patient choking or swallowing them vomit.
What to do if alcohol poisoning
Firstly, you need to clean the stomach from alcohol, which will need to induce vomiting.This is done elementary - poisoned give a lot of warm water to drink, in which you can add baking soda( a liter of water - a tablespoon).Usually, a vomiting attack starts on its own, but you can also speed up the process by clicking on the root of the tongue with your finger or spoon.
Note: if vomiting to a person with alcohol poisoning gets worse, then you need to allow him to get some sleep.Ideally, it is worthwhile to call the ambulance brigade or deliver the poisoned person to the medical institution on your own.In no case can you leave a person with alcohol poisoning, if he suddenly falls asleep - you need to watch so that he does not choke and not choked with vomit masses.
Secondly, five minutes after washing the stomach, the victim should take sorbents.Do not immediately after vomiting to offer these medications to the patient, you need to give him some time to rest after cleansing the stomach.
optimal choice of a variety of sorbents will be activated carbon( these pills are available in every home medicine cabinet and driver), and suitable Polyphepan and Enterosgel.
Note: receiving these drugs should be carried out only in strict accordance with the instructions, it is necessary to poison the exact dosage of his weight and age.
In principle, this first aid for alcohol poisoning ends.But even if a person fully rests, qualitatively sleep, he will need to support the body and help restore after the toxins.People's means will come to the aid.
Folk remedies for alcohol poisoning
It must be remembered that the folk remedy for alcohol poisoning appropriate in that case, if a person slept, fully recovered, is conscious but complaining of feeling unwell( a consequence of intoxication). In this case, you can use one of the following:
- Honey water.In a glass of warm water just dissolve honey in the amount of one tablespoon.Such honey water should be drunk constantly, in small sips.Fructose, which is contained in honey, not only reduces the level of poisoning, but also helps improve overall health.Remember that you need to drink a lot of honey water - a day should be used at least 150 grams of honey.
- Teas from diuretics.Together with the urine, the products of the decomposition of toxic substances are eliminated from the body, which leads to a reduction in the organism's intoxication.To increase the amount of excreted urine and make the process of urination more frequent, you need to drink broths from the root of parsley, thyme, horsetail, mint and / or lime-colored.If "at hand" there is a ready herb collection, then you can use it, and you can brew these herbs separately.
- Tincture of saffron.This remedy is an excellent natural sobering agent, it should be given to a person with alcohol poisoning after a fit of vomiting.The saffron tincture is prepared as follows: in two cups of boiling water( about 500 ml) a dessert spoon of saffron powder is dissolved.The remedy is insisted in a sealed container until completely cooled down, and is taken during the day in small sips.
- Proteins of chicken eggs.This is in a sense an "ambulance" for alcohol poisoning.It is necessary to take proteins from two chicken eggs, shake them without adding spices and drink in one gulp.
- Decoction of tansy.You need to take 50 grams of flowers of this plant and heat them in the oven for 10 minutes, then this raw material is poured with boiling water in an amount of 500 ml.After the decoction of the tansy has cooled, add 20 grams of chamomile flowers and boil again.Infuse this broth for a day, and take within five days after the fact of alcohol poisoning during meals.For each person a single dose is determined by weight - 1 teaspoon per 10 kg of body weight.
- Ammonium alcohol.If you dilute 10 drops of this product in 150 ml of water and give a drink to a person who has poisoned with alcohol, then he will quickly come to sobering.The same effect will give and apple cider vinegar in the proportion of 1 teaspoon per half a cup of water.You need to drink these drugs not at a gulp, but on the throat every 15 minutes.
- Decoction of lemon balm.It works well if the patient's stomach is already cleaned, and the feeling of nausea does not go away.Prepare the broth from a dessert spoon of dried lemon balm, which is brewed in a glass of boiling water and insisted 15-20 minutes.Take this drug should be half a glass before eating.
- Lemon juice.You need to squeeze a glass of water out of half a lemon and add a teaspoon of sugar.Such a drink will help restore / stabilize the level of sugar in the blood.
Well, except for this, for several centuries, the first agent after alcohol poisoning is brine.Any one will do, but the big effect is the brine from sauerkraut.
Drugs for alcohol poisoning
Weakening the effect on the body of toxins, improve the state of health after alcohol poisoning can some symptomatic drugs.
These tablets accelerate metabolic processes in the body, normalize and stabilize redox reactions in cells, relieve emotional stress and improve mental performance.Such actions provide rapid improvement of health, removal of toxins from the body.The effect can be observed after 10-20 minutes after receiving Biotredin.
You need to drink this remedy twice a day.Zorex tablets accelerate the process of disintegration of alcohol and contribute to the rapid removal of toxins from the liver.
These tablets are excellent for coping with the symptoms of severe alcohol poisoning.Limontar not only weakens the effect of toxins, but also improves the metabolism in tissues, enhances the secretion of gastric juice.
Take this drug 4 times a day for 1-2 tablets per reception.The tablets are ground and dissolved in water with a small amount of baking soda.
This is a special preparation that, in case of alcohol poisoning, relieves headaches, makes toxins almost insignificant and improves overall health.
Note: , despite the variety of drugs that are designed to alleviate feelings of alcohol poisoning, doctors recommend giving preference to activated charcoal.After all, this drug belongs to the category of natural, and all the above-mentioned tablets are chemical compounds that can adversely affect the functioning of the liver and kidneys.
Recommendations of specialists
You can not remove the symptoms of alcohol poisoning with alcoholic beverages - this drunkenness will only exacerbate the situation: the body needs help, not additional toxins.
In a dream, the condition under consideration is much easier to transfer, so a patient with alcohol poisoning needs more sleep.Naturally, this is allowed only in the event that his stomach is already cleaned, sorbents are taken and the state of a person does not cause fear.
Do not drown out vomiting.Moreover, with a feeling of nausea, it is necessary to empty the stomach - the human body thus heals itself.The more alcohol is released from the body, the less it will be in the blood, and the easier it will be to alcohol poisoning.
During the use of alcohol, regularly look at your reflection in the mirror.As soon as there was a reddening of the face( this is the first sign of alcohol poisoning), you need to stop drinking alcohol, take a break in the feast and get out into the fresh air.
Alcohol poisoning is a serious "blow" on the body, so it is necessary to fight with it.Of course, ideally it is worth not to drink alcohol at all, but in case of excessive consumption of alcohol, you need to know the rules of first aid - in some cases, properly conducted treatment of alcohol poisoning saves a person's life.
Tsygankova Yana Aleksandrovna, medical reviewer, therapist of the highest qualification category