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
27%
9%
63%
0%
11
flagthe Philippines
18%
13%
59%
9%
22
flagNigeria
18%
9%
54%
18%
11
flagCzech Republic
7%
23%
46%
23%
13
flagIndia
36%
7%
42%
11%
228
flagAustralia
38%
0%
42%
14%
21
flagPakistan
21%
28%
42%
7%
14
flagthe United States
40%
9%
38%
10%
394
flagItaly
30%
15%
38%
15%
13
flagFrance
33%
13%
33%
20%
15
flagGermany
27%
32%
31%
6%
73
flagCanada
46%
15%
31%
6%
32
flagPoland
36%
21%
30%
10%
5396
flagUnknown
45%
22%
28%
2%
84
flagthe United Kingdom
40%
16%
27%
15%
197
flagMalaysia
55%
11%
27%
5%
18
flagNorway
18%
36%
27%
18%
11
flagRepublic of Ireland
56%
8%
21%
13%
23
flagthe Netherlands
64%
11%
5%
17%
17

Gender

men30%
women28%
more sedative
36%
41%
the same
22%
18%
less sedative
30%
28%
that depends on the temperature
10%
10%

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