Table 6.

Recommended dosage of ethanol for treatment of methanol or ethylene glycol intoxicationa

DoseAbsolute AlcoholVolume of 10% Solution
Loading600 mg/kg7.60 ml/kg
Maintenance, nondrinker with dialysis66 mg/kg per h0.83 ml/kg per h
169 mg/kg per h2.13 ml/kg per h
Maintenance, drinker with dialysis154 mg/kg per h1.96 ml/kg per h
257 mg/kg per h3.26 ml/kg per h
  • a Protocol theoretically can be used for treatment of other alcohol intoxications. Monitoring of ethanol levels is necessary to achieve values within recommended range. Reprinted from reference (12), with permission.