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Fomepizole

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    Fomepizole
    Antizol 
    • Mechanism of Action
    • Directly inhibits ADH, which metabolizes methanol and ethylene glycol into toxic metabolites formic acid and glycolic acid respectively.
    • Pharmacology
    • Higher affinity for ADH than ethanol.

Clinical Use

    • Indication
    • Methanol or ethylene glycol poisoning.
    • Adverse Effects
    • Headache
    • Nausea / vomiting
    • Dizziness
    • Drowsiness
    • Metallic taste
 
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