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Emergency Drugs
 
 
 

Ethanol

 
 
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    IV / NG
    Ethanol 10%

Overview

    • 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.
Last updated on August 18th, 2018
 
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