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Ethanol 10%

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    IV / NG
    Ethanol 10%

    • Mechanism of Action
    • Competitively inhibits ADH-mediated metabolism of methanol and ethylene glycol into toxic metabolites formic acid and glycolic acid, respectively.

Clinical Use

    • Indication
    • Methanol or ethylene glycol poisoning.
    • Adverse Effects
    • CNS depression
    • Hypoglycaemia
    • Hepatotoxicity
    • Monitoring
    • Blood alcohol and glucose levels.
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