Intense visual hallucinations, auditory issues, altered perception of time & body image. These effects last about 30-45 minutes. The physical effects include hypertension, increased heart rate, agitation, seizures, dilated pupils, rapid eye movements, dizziness & incoordination.
The long-term effects are loss of appetite, vitamin deficiencies, stomach problems, skin problems, sexual impotence, liver damage, heart and central nervous system damage, and memory loss.
The symptoms of withdrawal include jumpiness, irritability, sleeplessness, sweating, poor appetite, tremors or shakes, convulsions, hallucinations, and even death.
Alcohol is swallowed and can be absorbed in the body.