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How quickly can you get methanol poisoning?


    The question is: How quickly can you get methanol poisoning?

    The rapid onset of methanol poisoning means that symptoms become apparent within a relatively short timeframe ranging from 1 hour up to 72 hours after exposure occurs. Regrettably.

    These warning signs are often misconstrued as symptoms related to more commonplace illnesses; thus delaying an accurate diagnosis until it becomes too late.

    The DSM 5 underscores that over three quarters of instances involving methanol poisoning stem from individuals mistakenly ingesting methyl alcohol instead of ethyl alcohol (typically found in various alcoholic beverages). It should be noted that under no circumstances can any quantity of alcohol consumption be deemed safe for individuals already afflicted with liver disorders or those concurrently using medications like anti depressants sleeping pills, or tranquilizers.


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