Methylene Blue Solution For Injection 1pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Methylene Blue: Solution for injection (1%)

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What is this Medicine?

METHYLENE BLUE (METH uh leen bloo) is used to treat methemoglobinemia. This is a condition in which the blood loses its ability to carry oxygen through the body.

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Methylene Blue 1% Solution for Injection

NDC: 110980504
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Methemoglobinemia

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Parathyroid Gland Localization, Sentinel Lymph Node Mapping, Neurotoxicity Prophylaxis, Lymphography

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Methylene Blue 1% Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Methylene Blue 1% Solution for Injection

Metallic Taste Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Cramps Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Flu Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Joint Pain Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Skin Redness Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Bruise Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Chills Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Excessive Sweating Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Back Pain Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Chest Pain Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Nervousness Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fainting Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Pale Skin Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hot Flashes Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Muscle And/Or Bone Pain Incidence:
9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Paresthesias Incidence:
9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Discoloration Incidence:
13.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Urine Discoloration Incidence:
74.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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