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C2H5OH Brand names, C2H5OH Analogs

C2H5OH Brand Names Mixture

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C2H5OH Chemical_Formula


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C2H5OH Synthesis Reference

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C2H5OH Molecular Weight

46.0684 g/mol

C2H5OH Melting Point

-114.1 oC

C2H5OH H2O Solubility

Miscible in water

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C2H5OH Indication

For therapeutic neurolysis of nerves or ganglia for the relief of intractable chronic pain in such conditions as inoperable cancer and trigeminal neuralgia (tic douloureux), in patients for whom neurosurgical procedures are contraindicated.

C2H5OH Pharmacology

Alcohol produces injury to cells by dehydration and precipitation of the cytoplasm or protoplasm. This accounts for its bacteriocidal and antifungal action. When alcohol is injected in close proximity to nerve tissues, it produces neuritis and nerve degeneration (neurolysis). Ninety to 98% of ethanol that enters the body is completely oxidized. Ethanol is also used as a cosolvent to dissolve many insoluble drugs and to serve as a mild sedative in some medicinal formulations.

C2H5OH Absorption

Rapidly absorbed.

C2H5OH side effects and Toxicity

Oral, rat LD50: 5628 mg/kg. Symptoms and effects of overdose include nausea, vomiting, CNS depression, acute respiratory failure or death and with chronic use, severe health problems, such as liver and brain damage.

C2H5OH Patient Information

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C2H5OH Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals