Disease Information for Methylene blue (Urolene blue) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Blue skin discoloration/Skin color
Blue Tongue
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Normal Urinalysis
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Methemoglobin (Lab)
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Antidote/specific medication (example)
DRUG/Important Acute care drugs (example)
DRUG/Specialized usage (example)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
Azul de Metileno, Blu di Metilene, Blue Methylene, Blue N Methylene, Blue Swiss, CI 52015, CI Basic Blue 9, Colour Index No 52015, MB, Methylene blue, Methylene blue (substance), Methylene blue aniline dye, Methylene Blue N, METHYLENE BLUE PREPARATION, Methylene blue product, Methylene blue product (product), Methylene blue product (substance), Methylene blue stain, Methylene blue stain (substance), Methylenum Caeruleum, Methylthionine Chloride, Methylthioninii Chloridum, Methylthioninium chloride, Methylthioninium chloride stain, Methylthioninium choride, Methylthioninium choride product, N Methylene Blue, Phenothiazin 5 ium 3 7 bis(dimethylamino) chloride, Schultz No 1038, Swiss Blue, Tetramethylthionine Chloride Trihydrate, Brand name/Urolene blue (Methylene blue), Britain-BNF/Methylthioninium ( Methylene Blue)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Dose 65 mgms (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose TID Medication
DRUG/Injectable medication (parenteral)
DRUG/Intravenous administraton RX
DRUG/IV requires lesser dose/Caution
DRUG/Medication/agent diagnostic test/non-therap (ex)
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

a supra-vital dye; a reducing agent used in cyanide poisoning protocol to recover from the methemoglobinemia phase; used also in testing situations to track fistulas and obscure perforations (esophagus);oral and parenteral preparation

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