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Health - Ld50 of alcohol?

Discussion in 'Alcohol' started by BUDBROTHA, Sep 24, 2006.


    BUDBROTHA Newbie

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    Jul 29, 2006
    what is the leathal dose of alcohol?
  2. Forthesevenlakes

    Forthesevenlakes Platinum Member

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    Feb 26, 2006
    Its about 10 times the amount needed to get a "buzz" if the alcohol is consumed in a 15 minute period. So, if the person is about 70 kg (154 pounds), and it takes them 2 drinks (33 g, apparently, from this site) to get a buzz, 330 g would kill them. Thats about 20 drinks in a 15-20 minute period. And thats assuming no other drugs are in the system. The presence of other drugs could make a lethal dose of alcohol much, much less.