A 'hangover pill' has just gone on sale in the UK - and they ship to Ireland
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You can now get a hangover prevention pill which claims to help people wake up with a fresh head after a night of pints.
The pill claims to rapidly break down alcohol in the body and it is now on sale in the UK, but the manufacturer ships to Ireland.
Made by Myrkl, the supplement can be bought from their website for £30, which consists of 30 capsules. Two pills are needed to be taken an hour before you begin drinking, allowing it to break down the alcohol down for up to 12 hours, according to scientists.
The supplement won't be available in stores but can be purchased directly from their website, and will cost an extra £5 for shipping to Ireland (but is free if you spend over £50).
Researchers from Swedish pharmaceutical firm De Faire Medical and the Pfützner Science & Health Institute in Mainz reported that the results showed that preemptively taking the tablets reduced alcohol concentration in the blood by half after only 30 minutes of having a drink.
After an hour this was reduced to 70%. The ingredients are safe for consumption and have approval from food standards agencies.
According to the CEO at Myrkl, Håkan Magnusson, it is the first of its kind to reach the market. Others have been brought to the market but this is reportedly the first that you can only take before drinking.
“Marking the first time in history that a consumer product is demonstrated to effectively and rapidly break down alcohol, we are very excited to be launching this ground-breaking product in the UK and in most European markets,” he said, according to the Telegraph.
“Myrkl’s purpose is therefore to help those regular moderate drinkers to wake up feeling their best the next day, whether they’re a busy working professional, young parents, or seniors who want to maintain an active social life.
“Whilst Myrkl is in no way designed as an excuse to drink beyond NHS guidelines, we are really convinced that Myrkl is a game-changing product for those regular moderate drinkers, and we can’t wait for the British public to try it out.”