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Alcohol

Basic Information

Summary

Alcohol is a CNS depressant that acts through the GABAreceptor, and is one of the most common strong psychoactives used by humans. It has a long history of use and its intoxicating Effects are well-studied and documented. It remains legal in most parts of the world.

Depressant

Depressants are drugs which reduce arousal and stimulation in the user, characterised by a depressing of mental and physical functions.

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Habit-forming

These drugs pose a higher risk of causing habit forming behaviour, take particular care with the amount and frequency they are taken.

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Common

Common drugs are those which are well known and widely used among the drug community. This doesn't necessarily mean they are safe, but it usually comes with a longer relative history of use in humans with which to establish a safety profile.

Dose
Light:
Light1-2units
Common2-4units
Heavy5-6units

NOTE: Alcohol consumption should be spread out over a few hours and ideally separated by water breaks. Check the label on alcohol for unit content

Duration
All ROAs
Onset15-30 minutes
Duration1.5-3 hours
After-effects6-48 hours
Effects

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    Detection12 hrs blood, 6-12 hrs saliva, 6-24 hrs urine
    Effectsrelaxation, mood lift, happiness, sociability, lowered inhibitions, analgesia, slurred speech, flushed skin, drowsiness, tolerance, euphoria, amnesia
    Aliasesetoh
    beer
    ethanol
    booze
    hooch
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    Interactions

    Dangerous

    Unsafe

    Caution

    Low risk & Increased Effects

    Low risk & Decreased Effects

    Low risk & No Synergy

    References & Notes

    General