Alcohol Effects in Nonalcoholic Adults Topic Guide
Alcohol Effects in Nonalcoholic Adults: In nonalcoholic adults, the effects of alcohol depend on the blood ethanol (alcohol) concentration. Effects range from impaired fine motor function, impaired judgment and coordination, to difficulty walking and balancing, lethargy, to coma, respiratory depression, and potential death.
Alcohol Intoxication Alcohol intoxication is defined as when the quantity of alcohol the person consumes produces behavioral or physical abnormalities. Alcohol is the generic term for ethanol. A person who is intoxicated with alcohol they may have euphoria, poor coordination and movement, poor judgment, memory loss, slurred speech, confusion, and even coma and death if the person consumed enough alcohol. Gender, coexisiting medical conditions, and medications may have an effect on the level of alcohol intoxication a person experiences.
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