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
20%
6%
60%
13%
15
flagthe Philippines
26%
11%
53%
7%
26
flagPakistan
23%
19%
52%
4%
21
flagCzech Republic
7%
23%
46%
23%
13
flagBelgium
54%
0%
45%
0%
11
flagIndia
35%
7%
43%
11%
239
flagthe United States
39%
9%
38%
10%
401
flagAustralia
37%
8%
37%
12%
24
flagItaly
35%
14%
35%
14%
14
flagNorway
20%
33%
33%
13%
15
flagRepublic of Ireland
40%
13%
32%
13%
37
flagGermany
27%
28%
31%
9%
101
flagCanada
46%
15%
31%
6%
32
flagFrance
31%
12%
31%
25%
16
flagPoland
37%
21%
30%
10%
8081
flagthe United Kingdom
40%
16%
29%
13%
230
flagthe Netherlands
48%
13%
27%
10%
29
flagMalaysia
55%
11%
27%
5%
18
flagUnknown
43%
21%
23%
11%
730

Gender

men25%
women27%
more sedative
39%
42%
the same
23%
18%
less sedative
25%
27%
that depends on the temperature
11%
11%

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