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Dosing Regimen for Fomepizole in a Patient Poisoned with Ethylene Glycol or Methanol

Specialty:

Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

A patient poisoned with either ethylene glycol or methanol can be treated with fomepizole (4-methylpyrazole), which inhibits alcohol dehydrogenase. This blocks the formation of toxic metabolites.

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