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Methylene Blue

Methylene Blue Injection, USP 1%
(FOR INTRAVENOUS INJECTION)

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Methylene Blue (methylene blue injection) Injection, USP is a sterile solution of methylene blue (methylene blue injection) in water for injection suitable for parenteral administration.

Methylene Blue structural formula illustration

C16H18ClN3S                   MW = 319.86

Each mL of solution contains 10 mg of methylene blue (methylene blue injection) .

What are the possible side effects of methylene blue (Urolene Blue)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

  • severe nausea, vomiting, or stomach pain;
  • pain in your chest or behind your breast bone;
  • pale or blue skin;
  • high fever, fast or pounding heartbeats, trouble breathing; or
  • confusion, feeling like you might pass out.

Less serious side effects may include:

  • mild bladder...

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Last reviewed on RxList: 7/22/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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