Tell Patients Denatured Alcohol is NOT for Medical Use

We're getting questions about the different types of alcohols.

Ethyl alcohol or ethanol is drinkable...but it isn't just for toasting the New Year. It's used as an antiseptic to kill germs...and can be found in mouthwashes, hand sanitizers, and antiseptic wipes.

It's also a solvent in some liquid meds...dexamethasone elixir, digoxin solution, NyQuil, etc.

Get concise advice on drug therapy, plus unlimited access to CE

Pharmacist's Letter Canada includes:

  • 12 issues every year, with brief articles about new meds and hot topics
  • 200+ CE courses, including the popular CE-in-the-Letter
  • Quick reference drug comparison charts
  • Access to the entire archive

Already a subscriber? Log in

Volume pricing available. Get quote