How to Stop Vomiting After Drinking Alcohol – Home Remedies

Vomiting is caused by electrolyte imbalance. If there is blood in the vomit, seek medical attention immediately.

Sip plain water between bouts of vomiting to rehydrate yourself, and wait for some hours while the bathroom walls spin slowly around and around, as your poor, abused liver tries to eliminate the rest of the poison from your system.

You can also promise yourself between rounds of spewing your gut juice out that you will never overdose yourself with alcohol ever again, precisely because it is so painful and miserable.

Use this as a learning experience.

How To Stop Vomiting After Drinking Alcohol Home Remedies

Here are some home remedies for vomiting after drinking alcohol:

  • Water

Drinking water is one of the ways to stop vomiting after drinking alcohol.

Vomiting eliminates liquid from your insides and leaves you dehydrated. Hence, keep drinking water to keep your body hydrated.

Regular fluid intake also helps you recover quickly from your hangover.

  • Coffee/Tea

Need any ideas on what to take to stop vomiting after drinking while still escaping headaches?

Try coffee or tea. The caffeine in either is not enough to cure your hangover but drinking these beverages the night after a heavy drinking session may help reduce your headache and the whole groggy effect.

  • Bananas

Throwing up as a result of drinking causes your body to lose important electrolytes and becomes dehydrated.

Bananas are very rich in potassium, which helps facilitates electrolytes recovery in your body.

So, have some but not too much, too quick.

  • Watermelon

Watermelon is 92% water and has some natural sweetness to make your mouth taste better.

So, it restores both hydration and sweetness to your body.

  • Avocado

Like bananas, avocados are also a great source of potassium.

Avocado helps speed up the treatment of your liver injuries.

Frequent heavy drinking may cause harm to your liver, so eating avocado could be said to have plenty of benefits.

  • Oranges

Oranges are rich in vitamin C and can increase glutathione levels in your blood.

Glutathione is an antioxidant that helps with your liver and body detoxication.

  • Oatmeal

Rich in carbohydrates, oatmeal can both make your mood and sugar levels better.

It may also help you deal with hangover fatigue. Plus, oatmeal contains multiple nutrients that also may increase your energy levels and fight fatigue.

  • Green Tea

Green tea is said to speed up the process of alcohol metabolism and eliminates any chance of sustaining a liver injury.

Other benefits of drinking green tea include the smoothness of the body and mind.

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How do I stop Vomiting While Drinking Alcohol?

  • Know your limit and stop before hitting it
  • Never mix your drink
  • Get some fresh air after drinking
  • And the best option quit drinking alcohol or booze

I consumed a lot of alcohol last night and I am throwing up every 30 mins today. How can I stop?

You should drink more water and quit alcohol consumption. Your body is clearly ejecting the poison.

Puking is your body’s way of getting rid of that poison in your system. So, STOP DRINKING ALCOHOL. Your body will thank you.

Why Does Alcohol Make You Throw Up?

Your liver enzymes break down the alcohol you consume into acetaldehyde. But, when the acetaldehyde levels get too high in your liver, your body reacts by making you vomit.

This way, you are passing out the excess alcohol that your liver is finding hard to break down.

Too much alcohol consumption may also irritate the lining of your stomach. This, in turn, may lead to acid build-up and make you nauseous.

Side Effects Of Throwing Up After Drinking Alcohol

  • You will suffer from consistent vomiting, an upset stomach, body aches, and an upset stomach.
  • Dehydration and stress on your kidneys and liver.
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • In some cases, people breathe in their vomit that may travel into their lungs, causing pneumonia.

Usually throwing up after drinking doesn’t require a doctor’s attention. However, in a few cases, you must visit a doctor as soon as possible.

When To See A Doctor?

  • You need to see a doctor when:
  • Your throwing up hasn’t ceased even though it has been more than 24 hours after drinking
  • Your temperature is high
  • You find traces of blood in your vomit
  • You experience signs of dehydration like the inability to pee and dizziness

What Happens When You Drink On An Empty Stomach?

Consuming booze on an empty stomach gets you drunk real quick. Plus, it makes you suffer hangovers for a far longer time.

In worse cases, you might die in your sleep.

Does Throwing Up Help Reduce The Effects Of A Hangover?

Yes, it does. Throwing up after heavy drinking helps your body remove excess alcohol.

This may help reduce the effects of your hangover.

Why do You Throw Up The Day After Drinking?

Obviously, alcohol is poison to your body. Your body is fighting it.

Whatever you do, do not take Tylenol (paracetamol/acetaminophen) for the headache that goes with hangovers.

Alcohol and that drug do not mix and can trigger damage to your liver.

Is it Okay Not To Throw Up After Drinking Alcohol?

Yes, it is okay (in general) not to throw up after drinking alcohol.

People throw up for one of the following reasons:

  • Their body sees alcohol as a foreign substance and is fighting it or
  • They had too much and became drunk in a stupor.

If you drank more than 4/5 drinks. Let’s say over a dozen then vomiting could save your life.

Is Vomiting the Next Day After Drinking A Sign That I Am Alcohol Poisoned?

My answer to your question is “No.”

Alcoholic poisoning is a process that occurs when your blood alcohol level becomes really high that your body function fails to work because your brain is so drunk it forgets to tell your lungs to breathe or your heart to beat, etc.

This is not what anyone should experience and the result is typically death. But this usually happens once per person.

The fact that you’re throwing up the next day of your heavy drinking is good news that you aren’t dead. The alcohol in your system has disrupted one or more of your bodily functions. You have a bad hangover. This is your body’s way of telling you that what you did last night is not a healthy thing to do repeatedly.

A lot of us had to learn that lesson the hard way.

You should only drink what you enjoy and sip slowly. Getting drunk is NOT the goal of drinking, but a negative side effect.

How to Stop Vomiting After Drinking Alcohol Home Remedies

What Medicine Prevents Vomiting While Drinking Alcohol?

No, no, NO! DO NOT take any medicine to prevent vomit when drunk. Vomiting after heavy drinking is your body’s way of telling you that you’ve ingested a toxic or harmful dose of alcohol and clearing that toxin out.

To overcome that protective reflex with a drug is a TERRIBLE IDEA.

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Is it Worse to Vomit, Or to Keep the Alcohol in Your Stomach?

You should vomit it if your body can’t handle that much alcohol quantity.

Relive yourself and drink as much water as the alcohol you get. Plus, eat a healthy meal after.

What happens if You Keep Drinking After Throwing Up?


To prevent alcohol poisoning, your body will make you throw up. To continue force-feeding it more alcohol after you throw up will kill you.

Instead, rinse your mouth and drink lots of water to stay hydration after losing all the liquids in your body.

What Should You Eat After Vomiting from Alcohol?

Drink plenty of water and give your body a break. When you feel ready to eat, have something bland like toast. If you can stomach more, have an egg, toast, and a cup of coffee or tea.

Why do I Vomit For The Entire Day After I Drink Alcohol?

You’re vomiting all day for the following reasons:

  • You’re allergic to whatever it is you drank
  • Alcohol irritates your stomach wall, thus causing you to throw up
  • Alcohol is a toxin, so maybe your body is vomiting to try and get rid of it.

Whatever the case, it’s clear it isn’t good for you. I’d reduce alcohol, change the alcohol or just not bother drinking at all.


Yes, drinking alcohol can loosen you up a bit and make you have more fun, but the after-effects of binge drinking can cause the high to fade quickly.

Throwing up after drinking is a classic symptom of excessive alcohol consumption. So, ensure you eat or drink something nutritious and hydrating to replenish your electrolytes and health.

Feel free to follow our suggestions on how to recover quickly from throwing up from heavy drinking. These remedies have proven to be quite effective as they use natural ingredients that boost liver function and balance electrolyte levels.

You should absolutely consult your healthcare provider if your vomiting doesn’t cease within 24 hours.

Lastly, It is recommended that you limit your alcohol intake to prevent throwing up.

Author: Dr. Janet Hicks

Dr. Janet Hicks is an addiction medicine physician trained and certified to provide comprehensive care for addiction and substance-related disorders, including the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of such health conditions. With more than 25 years of experience, Doctor Janet Hicks helps you by providing all information required to educate yourself about substance detox and recovery.

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