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What are the medical uses of ethyl alcohol?

What are the medical uses of ethyl alcohol?

Ethanol: Ethanol (topical and injection): Antiseptic, nerve or ganglion block, replenishment of fluid and carbohydrate calories, septal ablation for HOCM, treatment of methanol or ethylene glycol overdose. Drinking alcohol may offer some health benefits, especially for your heart. On the other hand, alcohol may increase your risk of health problems and damage your heart. ...Read more

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Internally taken ethyl alcohol. What is the affect?

Internally taken ethyl alcohol. What is the affect?

All the way to drunk: Small amounts loosen the tongue and release inhibitions, larger quantities impair judgement and produce central nervous system depression, delayed reaction times. Even larger amounts produce drunkenness, loss of coordination, slurred speech, loss of consciousness, amnesia and a hangover. ...Read more

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What symptoms does ethyl alcohol produce when taken internally?

What symptoms does ethyl alcohol produce when taken internally?

Ethyl alcohol: Ethyl alcohol is another name for ethanol which is drinking alcohol. So if you take ethyl alcohol internally, you risk becoming drunk. On the other hand, methanol or wood alcohol is not intended for human consumption and is actually considered a poison. Isopropyl alcohol is used for disinfection, not consumption. ...Read more

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How much time for ethyl alcohol to leave blood?

How much time for ethyl alcohol to leave blood?

Ethanol clearance: There is wide variation in the metabolism of ethanol. The unhabituated drinker clears ethanol from the blood stream at an approximate rate of 15 to 20 mg/dL per hour. Patients with chronic ethanol abuse can clear ethanol at a rate of 25 to 35 mg/dL per hour, or even faster in some cases. Euphoria and mild deficits in coordination, attention, and cognition are seen w/ BAC of 100 mg/dL. ...Read more

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Can ethyl alcohol helps to get the essential oil out of the leaf?

Can ethyl alcohol helps to get the essential oil out of the leaf?

Yes and no: Eo's are often distilled or extracted in large scale processes. Depending upon eo alcohol extraction may be useful. Small scale extraction of eo generally yields small amounts at high cost. ...Read more

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Is 2 oz of ethyl alcohol 70% by volume... Enough to kill a human?

Suicide ideation: Nope. Not at all. If this is your way of asking for help...All of us here at health tap want you to know that life can get better! ...Read more

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Please help! what is the medical importance of glycerol, retinol, ethyl alcohol and iso-propyl alcohol?

OPEN ENDED: Your question is too open ended and difficult to answer in this limited space. Come up with a specific question. ...Read more