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Activated charcoal--an antidote to methyl alcohol poisoning.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8699038     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Every year a considerable number of people die due to methly alcohol poisoning, in which most of them die even before they are given proper treatment. This report gives a simple and cheap first aid measure to those affected by methanol poisoning by the administration of activated charcoal. This study has shown that the mortality of methanol recipient rats have significantly reduced by the administration of activated charcoal.
D C Mathangi; R S Devi; A Namasivayam
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Indian Medical Association     Volume:  93     ISSN:  0019-5847     ISO Abbreviation:  J Indian Med Assoc     Publication Date:  1995 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-09-05     Completed Date:  1996-09-05     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505608     Medline TA:  J Indian Med Assoc     Country:  INDIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  136-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Physiology, Dr ALM Postgraduate Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Madras, Taramani.
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MeSH Terms
Antidotes / therapeutic use*
Charcoal / therapeutic use*
Disease Models, Animal
Methanol / poisoning*
Poisoning / drug therapy
Rats, Wistar
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antidotes; 16291-96-6/Charcoal; 67-56-1/Methanol

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