rxwine
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March 18th, 2011 at 10:24:06 PM permalink
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The Clark County Coroner's office has confirmed that the Wynn Las Vegas executive found dead in the Turnberry Towers died after falling and hitting her head after drinking excessive amounts of alcohol and rubbing alcohol.



Well, I guess drinking rubbing alcohol sounds pretty normal, eh? I thought it was mostly derelicts that resort to doing that? What's executive pay these days, minimum wage?


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Wavy70
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March 18th, 2011 at 10:34:44 PM permalink
Quote: rxwine

Well, I guess drinking rubbing alcohol sounds pretty normal, eh? I thought it was mostly derelicts that resort to doing that? What's executive pay these days, minimum wage?


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Well when you run out of the rest of alcohol.

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March 18th, 2011 at 11:25:16 PM permalink
It could be she tried to get a free drink at one of Wynn's bars while playing the $10 machine and got pissed when she was served a Bud Light along with a bill for $8.75. Who WOULDN'T guzzle an 89cent bottle of rubbing alcohol after that?
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March 19th, 2011 at 1:28:28 AM permalink
Isopropyl isn't the same type of alcohol that is in alcoholic beverages---ethanol--- although sometimes ethanol is an ingredient in rubbing alcohol. Isopropyl is very intoxicating.

Isopropyl is called a toxic alcohol. Isopropyl is twice as toxic as the alcohol in alcoholic beverages. It also has a greater effect on the central nervous system. Isopropyl irritates the GI tract. The lethal dose of isopropyl in humans is estimated as 8.5 oz.

Isopropyl alcohol is usually responsible for only about 15 deaths per year in the US. It seems impossible that an educated executive could drink rubbing alcohol unless she intended to commit a painful suicide.
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March 19th, 2011 at 1:40:30 AM permalink
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Isopropyl isn't the same type of alcohol that is in alcoholic beverages---ethanol--- although sometimes ethanol is an ingredient in rubbing alcohol. Isopropyl is very intoxicating.

Isopropyl is called a toxic alcohol. Isopropyl is twice as toxic as the alcohol in alcoholic beverages. It also has a greater effect on the central nervous system. Isopropyl irritates the GI tract. The lethal dose of isopropyl in humans is estimated as 8.5 oz.

Isopropyl alcohol is usually responsible for only about 15 deaths per year in the US. It seems impossible that an educated executive could drink rubbing alcohol unless she intended to commit a painful suicide.



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March 19th, 2011 at 3:16:17 AM permalink
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Isopropyl is very intoxicating.



Actually I have heard that Isopropyl has the odd distinction of being more toxic, but less intoxicating. Can't find a source for that now.

I agree this lady was probably enjoined to quit drinking and stooped to this. She clearly was not of the caliber of Charlie Sheen, who brushed off his substance abuse in one nanosecond of mind power.
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March 20th, 2011 at 5:11:54 PM permalink
Quote: odiousgambit

Actually I have heard that Isopropyl has the odd distinction of being more toxic, but less intoxicating. Can't find a source for that now.

I agree this lady was probably enjoined to quit drinking and stooped to this. She clearly was not of the caliber of Charlie Sheen, who brushed off his substance abuse in one nanosecond of mind power.



Methanol is less intoxicating than ethanol. Sometimes patients may have toxic levels with no evidence of intoxication! But Isopropyl is about 50% more intoxicating.

While most RA brands contain isopropyl, some rubbing alcohols are different. Some contain methanol to denature the ethanol which could be the source your info.

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