Mental confusion, stupor, coma, or person cannot be roused. Vomiting. Seizures. Slow breathing (fewer than eight breaths per minute). Irregular breathing (10 seconds or more between breaths). Hypothermia (low body temperature), bluish skin color, paleness.
Alcohol poisoning occurs when an excessive amount of alcohol is consumed in a short period of time. According to the Mayo Clinic, rapidly consuming five or more drinks in a row is binge drinking, which is the primary cause of alcohol poisoning and a concern on university campuses. Alcohol poisoning can impair major body systems and lead to unconsciousness, coma or brain damage. In severe cases, it results in death. When alcohol poisoning is suspected, call 911 for emergency assistance.
Due to alcohol intake cerebellum is first affected and the symptoms are confusion,delirium,loss of steadyness.The treatment is i.v. infusion of methanol which competitively inhibits further metabolism of alcohol.