Re: ORGLIST: info on antidote

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From: Eugene Leitl (Eugene.Leitl$##$lrz.uni-muenchen.de)
Date: Thu Oct 11 2001 - 07:00:22 EDT


On Tue, 9 Oct 2001, Plamen Angelov wrote:

> It doesn't seem quite convincing to me. After all, most of the methanol
> poisonings are caused by mixtures that contain a great deal of ethanol.

Ethanol IV for several days is indeed the antidote for methanol (and other
polyol?) poisoning. You need to saturate the alcohol dehydrogenase
activity with "good" substrate.

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