Flashcards in Alcohols Deck (7):
- _______-order kinetics
Chronic ethanol consumption induces P450 enzyme synthesis and MEOS( microsomal ethanol oxidizing system) activity... development of tolerance to alcohol.
Acetaldehyde is rapidly metabolized to _________ by aldehyde dehydrogenase, which is inhibited by:
disulfiram, metronidazole, oral hypoglycemics, and some cephalosporins.
Genetic variant of aldehyde dehydrogenase in Asians: ALD 1.1 (works ten times slower)
Blood alcohol conc (mg/dL) considered legally drunk in the Philippines
BAC corresponding to respiratory depression, death
Most common complication of chronic alcohol abuse
Most common neurologic abnormality in chronic alcoholics
What changes in the brain are seen?
Vitamin to be administered?
Ataxia, confusion, ophthalmoplegia (Think: Weird ACO)
Hemorrhagic necrosis of mammillary bodies