Methanol (wood alcohol) is highly poisonous. Comparing to ethanol, is it more or less sedative?

more sedative
the same
less sedative
that depends on the temperature
Methanol has a much weaker sedative effect than ethanol, which leads the victim to drink more than it would normally do with ethanol. Methanol is oxidized to formalde­hyde and then to the poi­sonous formic acid in the liver.

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more sedative
the same
less sedative
that depends on the temperature
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flagthe United Arab Emirates
23%
7%
69%
0%
13
flagNigeria
21%
7%
57%
14%
14
flagthe Philippines
26%
11%
53%
7%
26
flagPakistan
21%
21%
52%
5%
19
flagBelgium
50%
0%
50%
0%
10
flagCzech Republic
7%
23%
46%
23%
13
flagIndia
35%
7%
43%
11%
236
flagAustralia
34%
8%
39%
13%
23
flagthe United States
40%
9%
38%
10%
397
flagItaly
30%
15%
38%
15%
13
flagNorway
20%
33%
33%
13%
15
flagCanada
46%
15%
31%
6%
32
flagFrance
31%
12%
31%
25%
16
flagPoland
37%
21%
30%
10%
7710
flagGermany
28%
29%
30%
10%
96
flagRepublic of Ireland
46%
6%
30%
16%
30
flagthe United Kingdom
41%
17%
27%
13%
221
flagMalaysia
55%
11%
27%
5%
18
flagUnknown
43%
21%
23%
11%
709
flagthe Netherlands
51%
14%
22%
11%
27

Gender

men26%
women27%
more sedative
39%
42%
the same
22%
18%
less sedative
26%
27%
that depends on the temperature
11%
11%

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