CNS depressant effect of isopropanol is 2 to 3 times as potent as that of ethanol.
Many products that contain isopropanol also contain methanol, ethylene glycol, and ethanol.
Usually occur within 30–60 min of ingestion
Initial excitation phase seen with ethanol ingestion is absen...
Maintain airway a...
Observe asymptomatic patients following ingestion for 2–4 hr befor...
Supportive care is the primary treatment.
Do not treat with ethanol infusion or 4-methylpyrazole.
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980.2 Toxic effect of isopropyl alcohol
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