Active Ingredient(s):Fomepizole FDA Approved: * December 4, 1997 Pharm Company: *ORPHAN MEDCL Category:Antidotes
Fomepizole, also known as 4-methylpyrazole, is a medication used to treat methanol and ethylene glycol poisoning. It may be used alone or together with hemodialysis. It is given by injection into a vein.
Common side effects include headache, nausea, sleepiness, and unsteadiness. It is unclear if use during pregnancy is safe for the baby. Fomepizole works by blocking the enzyme that converts methanol...
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