Isopropanol
 
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It is a colorless, volatile liquid with a faint odor of acetone and is slightly bitter. It is used as a disinfectant, paint remover, industrial solvent and for massage
Route :
Absorbed through all routes.
Fatal Dose :
250ml
Fatal Period :
3days
Mechanism of action :
It is rapidly metabolised and converted to acetone which is excreted in urine and breath
Clinical Picture :
• abdominal pain • gastritis • vertigo • headache • lethargy • ataxia • haemmorhagic tracheobronchitis • apnoea
Treatment :
• Gastric lavage • Activated charcoal • Haemodialysis`
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