A clear, colorless liquid rapidly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract and distributed throughout the body. It has bactericidal activity and is used often as a topical disinfectant. It is widely used as a solvent and preservative in pharmaceutical preparations as well as serving as the primary ingredient in alcoholic beverages. [PubChem]
The sedative effects of ethanol are mediated through binding to GABA receptors and glycine receptors (alpha 1 and alpha 2 subunits). In its role as an anti-infective, ethanol acts as an osmolyte or dehydrating agent that disrupts the osmotic balance across cell membranes.
Denatured Alcohol Sd-3a for patients
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Denatured Alcohol Sd-3a Interactions
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Denatured Alcohol Sd-3a Contraindications
Subarachnoid injection of dehydrated alcohol is contraindicated in patients receiving anticoagulants because of
the danger of bleeding.