Fomepizole is a Medicine belongs to Chelators Antidotes and Antagonists group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book : Martindale    Page : 1587   Edition : 37,

  ►   Brandname : Antizol

  ►  Strength : Injection with 1  gm/ml,

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 400   Edition : 12,
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : IV,
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1587   Edition : 37,

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓


Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info
1 Poisoning IV infusion 15 mg/kg Injection Used for the treatment of poisoning by ethylene glycol or methyl alcohol; It is given in a loading dose of 15 mg/kg (as given above) followed by 10 mg/kg every 12 hours for 4 doses; the dose should then be increased to 15 mg/kg every 12 hours until serum concentrations of ethylene glycol or methyl alcohol are less than 20 mg/100 mL.

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 1553   Edition : 38,




Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  

Ref :- Book :
►  Side Effect : headache, nausea, Dizziness, drowsiness, taste disturbances, Other less common adverse effects include hypotension, tachycardia, hypersensitivity reactions, abdominal or back pain, fever, Rashes, Gastrointestinal disturbances, bradycardia, shock, anuria, multiple-organ system failure, disseminated intravascular coagulation, anaemia, lymphangitis, pharyngitis, and hiccups., seizures, lightheadedness, agitation, anxiety, vertigo, flushing, nystagmus, speech or visual disturbances., injection-site reactions have been reporetd, Transient increase in liver enzyme values and eosinophilia have been noted with repeated dosing,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1553   Edition : 38,

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Fomepizole is with Alcohol, ,  NA

  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  Fomepizole inhibits alcohol dehydrogenase and thus reduces the rate of elimination of alcohol by about 40%; similarly alcohol reduces the rate of elimination of fomepizole by about 50%. Fomepizole also induces cytochrome P450 isoenzymes and could potentially interact with other drugs that affect this enzyme system.,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1553   Edition : 38,


►  Contraindication : should not be given undiluted or by bolus injection,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1553   Edition : 38,
  ►  Mechanism of Action :   Inhibits alcohol dehydrogenase, prevents conversion of methanol and ethylene glycol to toxic metabolites,
Ref :-   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 399   Edition : 12,

Pathway of Dietry Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- NA


Dietry Substance Interactions


​   ► This Medicine interact with :- NA



ContraIndication Dietry Substance


​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- NA

►   Route of Elimination :   Renal, Hepatic (Metabolism),
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1587   Edition : 37,


►    Plasma Half-life :
  Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA


►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA