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Methylene Blue

Methylene Blue

WARNINGS

Methylene Blue (methylene blue injection) should not be given by subcutaneous or intrathecal injection.

PRECAUTIONS

Methylene Blue (methylene blue injection) must be injected intravenously very slowly over a period of several minutes to prevent local high concentration of the compound from producing additional methemoglobin. Do not exceed recommended dosage.

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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