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
25%
6%
56%
12%
16
flagthe Philippines
27%
13%
51%
6%
29
flagPakistan
27%
18%
50%
4%
22
flagCzech Republic
7%
23%
46%
23%
13
flagBelgium
54%
0%
45%
0%
11
flagIndia
34%
7%
44%
11%
253
flagthe United States
39%
9%
38%
11%
424
flagAustralia
38%
7%
34%
15%
26
flagRepublic of Ireland
41%
12%
33%
12%
39
flagNorway
20%
33%
33%
13%
15
flagItaly
33%
13%
33%
20%
15
flagGermany
28%
28%
31%
9%
102
flagCanada
46%
15%
31%
6%
32
flagPoland
37%
21%
30%
10%
8441
flagthe Netherlands
46%
13%
30%
10%
30
flagthe United Kingdom
40%
16%
29%
13%
236
flagFrance
35%
11%
29%
23%
17
flagMalaysia
55%
11%
27%
5%
18
flagUnknown
43%
21%
23%
11%
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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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