Intoxication: Overview

Intoxication refers to a reaction to having an excess of a substance in the body. Commonly, intoxication refers to alcohol intoxication or drug intoxication (illicit drug abuse or prescription drug abuse). In medical usage, intoxication may also refer to toxicity or adverse reactions to a prescription medication, such as digitalis intoxication, hepatotoxicity, and similar toxic effects.

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