Medicines for resaca and home remedies

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To combat hangover, it may be necessary to resort to medications that relieve characteristic symptoms such as headache, nausea, vomiting and indigestion. The intensity of these symptoms varies from agreement to the amount of alcohol ingested.

In addition, there are other medications that can help, but they must be used with care because some of them can become more toxic due to the presence of alcohol in the body, as is the case of paracetamol, and others can irritate the stomach, such as this is the case of non-steroidal anti-inflammatories such as ibuprofen or acetylsalicylic acid, for example.

pharmacy drugs

Before choosing to take a medication to relieve a hangover, you should talk to a doctor, because due to the presence of alcohol in the body, some of them can be metabolized as more toxic substances, causing damage to the liver. In addition, there are people who manifest various symptoms and, at times, in an attempt to relieve the pain with an analgesic or with an anti-inflammatory, they can be irritating the stomach even more, worsening the feeling of nausea.

The medicines that the doctor can recommend are:

  • antacids with aluminum hydroxide such as pepsamar, melox, pramigel, among others
  • Analgesics and anti-inflammatories like Aspirin and Ibuprofen, which relieve headache and muscle pain caused by a hangover, however, care must be taken in case the person experiences stomach irritation or nausea;
  • antiemetics like metoclopramide, helping to relieve nausea and bad digestion;
  • Detoxants that contain Silymarin as el Legalon or el Neocholal.

In addition, these medicines can contain caffeine in their composition, which is a substance that also helps to alleviate the symptoms of relapse and reduce fatigue.

home remedy

An excellent home remedy to cure a hangover is to drink 1 cup of black coffee without sugar when waking up. Other home measures that can be taken include eating easily digestible foods such as gelatin, fruits, soups, jams and cooked vegetables.

In addition to this, it is important to drink a lot of water, natural fruit juices or isotonic drinks, since alcohol causes dehydration in the body.

It’s for the hangover

A good natural remedy to end a hangover is the millenrama thing or also known as plum flower, because this medicinal plant contains ingredients that have digestive, diuretic, stimulating and detoxifying action and, therefore, helps the liver to metabolize it. Excess of ingested alcohol is very effective to fight hangover.


  • 1 cucharadita of dry milenrama hojas;
  • 1 cup of boiling water.

preparation method

Colas las hojas de milenrama en la taza. Add the soaking water and let it rest for 5 minutes. Next, let it cool down, eat it and drink it.

How to avoid hangover

An excellent way to avoid a hangover is to take 1 g of active carbon before drinking and 1 g, and drink vases of water interspersed with alcoholic beverages.

The active vegetable carbon makes it difficult for the alcohol to be absorbed through the mucosa of the digestive system, and the water prevents dehydration and helps to metabolize the alcohol better.

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