Alcohol possesses mild rubefacient and counterirritant action on skin. It also acts as an astringent and antiseptic on skin. It precipitates bacterial proteins. It acts as respiratory stimulant in collapse. It irritates buccal and pharyngeal mucosa and causes transient reflex stimulation of respiration. Mild to moderate amount of alcohol has been raises HDL level and reduce LDL oxidation. Blood concentration of Ethanol 100mg/dl saturates alcohol dehydrogenase and retards Methanol metabolism and thus effective in methanol poisoning.
After systemic use:
4.Impairment of memory
5.Disorganisation of thought
7.Raise in BP
8.Fall in BP
10.Vasomotor centre depression
19.Cellular necrosis in liver
23.Incresed fatty acid synthesis in liver
2.Gastroesophageal reflux disease and hyperacidity
2.Safe limits are lower for women
3.Along with other medications
2.Rubefacient and counterirritant for sprains, joint pains etc
3.Prevention of bed sores
4.As ingredient of antiperspirant and aftershave lotion
5.As alcoholic sponges to reduce body temperature in fever
7.Ingredient of cough mixtures
8.As Appetite stimulant and carminative
Appetite stimulant and carminative: 30 to 50ml of 7 to 10% ethanol is taken as beverages or tinctures before meals.
Methanol poisoning: Ethanol 10% in water is administered through a nasogastric tube; a loading dose of 0.7ml/kg is followed by 0.15ml/kg/hour drip. Continue the treatment for several days.
Home Delivery for Ethanol in Your City
Medicine India is just a publishing medium for medicine related information and does not provide services or sales of medicines including ethanol.
However, we do publish a comprehensive directory of Pharmacies, Chemists and Druggists in cities all over India. You can use this directory to find the medicine stores in your city (or area) that provide home delivery services for ethanol and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for ethanol may be free or they may cost you depending on the pharmacy and the minimum order requirements. It would be best to get this clarified while placing the order.
Please be aware that you should take ethanol only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for ethanol before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for ethanol with the pharmacy.
Ethanol is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for ethanol might be better known than ethanol itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have ethanol in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for ethanol.