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
25%
8%
66%
0%
12
flagthe Philippines
20%
12%
58%
8%
24
flagNigeria
23%
7%
53%
15%
13
flagPakistan
17%
23%
52%
5%
17
flagCzech Republic
7%
23%
46%
23%
13
flagIndia
36%
7%
42%
11%
231
flagAustralia
34%
8%
39%
13%
23
flagthe United States
40%
9%
38%
10%
395
flagItaly
30%
15%
38%
15%
13
flagNorway
14%
35%
35%
14%
14
flagCanada
46%
15%
31%
6%
32
flagFrance
31%
12%
31%
25%
16
flagPoland
37%
21%
30%
10%
7186
flagGermany
26%
31%
29%
11%
89
flagMalaysia
55%
11%
27%
5%
18
flagthe United Kingdom
42%
16%
26%
14%
212
flagRepublic of Ireland
54%
8%
25%
12%
24
flagUnknown
43%
21%
23%
11%
628
flagthe Netherlands
63%
15%
5%
15%
19

Gender

men26%
women27%
more sedative
39%
42%
the same
23%
18%
less sedative
26%
27%
that depends on the temperature
11%
11%

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