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Answered 2014-11-20 03:34:42

It takes the liver approximately one hour to metabolise one ounce of alcohol. It would take approximately 6 hours to eliminate 6 ounces of alcohol.

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How much alcohol can the l Iver metabolize?

The liver can metabolize approximately the alcohol found in one drink per hour.

How many ounces of alcohol can the body eliminate?

The body can metabolize and otherwise eliminate alcohol at the rate of about .015 of blood alcohol concentration (BAC) per hour. That equals about one standard drink per hour.

How many drinks does a body absord in a hour?

The general rule is the body can metabolize one drink per hour. A drink is defined as 12 ounces of beer, 5 ounces of wine, or 1.5 ounces of 80-proof distilled spirits, all of which contain the same amount of alcohol. But, there are several variables in this. If you have eaten a meal before drinking, metabolizing is slowed. If it was high in fat slower yet. Women metabolize alcohol differently than men.

How long will take approximately for each consumed drink to leave your body?

It takes approximately one hour to metabolize the alcohol in one drink of alcohol.

How many ounces of alcohol in a standard drink?

8 ounces

Can a etg test detect how long since your last drink?

Everyone's bodies metabolize alcohol at a different rate. It is not accurate enough to determine how long ago you had a drink, or how many drinks you had. It can only tell how much alcohol you currently have in your system.

Which amounts of alcohol are considered to be one drink of alcohol?

A standard drink, in the US, contains 0.6 ounces of pure alcohol.

What is considered a standard alcoholic drink for males?

A standard drink is 0.6 ounces of pure alcohol, regardless of gender. The maximum recommended daily intake is two standard drinks for males, one for females (who tend to be smaller and who do not metabolize alcohol as efficiently as men due to lower enzyme levels).

One drink equals how many ounces of pure alcohol?

depends on what the alcohol is. the percentage of alcohol is printed on the bottle, so if you drink a one ounce shot of bacardi 151, the amount of alcohol is .755 ounces. Say a beer is twelve ounces with an alcohol percentage of 5.5 percent means there are .66 ounces.

How many ounces of alcohol are in a standard drink?


What is the measured amount of alcohol in a drink?

In the US, a "standard" drink is 0.6 ounces of pure alcohol, regardless of the beverage involved.

What is one standard alcohol drink?

about .55 to .85 ounces of pure ethynol alcohol.

How many drinks can body metabolize in hour?

Generally one drink an hour - a drink being almost one ounce of pure or absolute alcohol.

How long would 2 glasses of wine stay in your system?

A standard drink of wine, beer or spirit each contain 0.6 ounce of absolute alcohol and the alcohol in two standard drinks takes about two hours to metabolize.

How long does a glass of wine stay in your system?

On average it takes the body 3 hours to metabolize one ounce of wine. Therefore, a standard five ounce glass of wine will be in your system for approximately 15 hours. It takes about an hour for the body to metabolize one standard drink (five ounces of dinner wine).

How long does it take the liver to break down one unit of alcohol?

It takes the liver 1 hour to metabolize one ounce of ethanol.AnswerNot quite. The body can metabolize one standard drink--which is 0.45 ounce of alcohol--in an hour.

After you stop drinking how long does it take for the alcohol to leave your system?

A healthy liver will metabolize about 0.6 ounces of pure alcohol per hour, the amount in one standard drink (one 12-oz. American beer, 5 ounces of wine, or one shot of 80 proof). It depends on how much alcohol was in the drinks that you drank, how many of them, and over what period of time. Figure an hour per drink and a couple of hours more to be safe, and you'll be in the neighborhood -- unless you were knocking back doubles or mixed drinks with more than one shot.

How long does it take for alcohol 6 drinks to be removed from the body Or not detectable at all in a urine test?

On average the body is able to metabolize about 2 ounces of alcohol per hour which is about 1 beer, 1 mixed drink or 1 average glass of wine. There are variables though so to be safe; just do not drink. A really long time.

How long for a heavy drinker to metabolize 10 drinks?

First we need to define "drink."A standard drink is any drink that contains about 14 grams of pure alcohol (about 0.6 fluid ounces or 1.2 tablespoons), roughly one shot of 80-proof, 5 ounces of wine, or one 12-oz. American beer. It is based on the amount of alcohol that a healthy liver can metabolize in one hour. Therefore, 1 drink = 1 hour to clear from the body.The problem is that "heavy drinkers" rarely drink standard drinks if they can help it. They order doubles, cocktails with more than one shot of booze, boilermakers and so forth. Therefore the term "drink" is pretty vague, and there is no way we can give a precise answer to your question.

What is the relationship between Blood Alcohol Content BAC and standard drinks?

One standard drink (in the US*) is equal to 0.6 ounces (about 14 grams) of pure alcohol, the average amount that the human liver can metabolize in one hour. The actual amount of time depends on the health of the individual's liver, and on gender. Women do not metabolize alcohol as efficiently or rapidly as men.The relationship of a standard drink to blood alcohol content also depends on the size of the person, their body mass index, and of course gender. The general rule of thumb is that 2 "Standard Drinks*" in the first hour will raise your BAC about to 0.07%, and one "Standard Drink" per hour thereafter will maintain that level.*The amount of alcohol in a standard drink varies from country to country.

What constitutes one drink of alcohol?

One standard drink of alcohol in the U.S. consists of 12 ounces of beer, five ounces of dinner wine, or a shot of 80 proof distilled spirits (liquor), either straight or in a mixed drink. Each contains about .060 oz. of absolute alcohol

What happens if you drink 4 or more ounces of rubbing alcohol?

There is nothing good that can come of drinking 4 or more ounces of rubbing alcohol. You will get very sick.

How long will it take for your liver to get rid of the alcohol in one standard drink?

A calculated average scientifically is that an average person will be able to metabolize one standard drink in one hour.

How many ounces of alcohol is in an average drink?

one and 1/2 ounce

How do you get alcohol out of your urine fast?

There isn't anything you can do to speed up the amount of time it takes for alcohol to leave your system. Your body can metabolize about 1oz per hour. You can not sober up any faster then it takes your body to get rid of the alcohol. Drink lots of water, and it will help dilute your urine.