What is Methylene Blue Injection 10mg
Warning When Using Methylene Blue Injection
Before taking Methylene Blue Injection
- a genetic enzyme deficiency called glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency.
- alfentanil, fentanyl;
- digoxin, digitalis;
- dihydroergotamine, ergotamine;
- warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven);
- an MAO inhibitor–isocarboxazid, linezolid, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, tranylcypromine, and others;
- an “SSRI” antidepressant–citalopram, escitalopram, fluoxetine, paroxetine, sertraline, Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft, and others;
- an “SNRI” antidepressant–desvenlafaxine, duloxetine, levomilnacipran, milnacipran, venlafaxine, Effexor, Cymbalta, Pristiq, and others;
- other antidepressants–bupropion, clomipramine, mirtazapine; or
- medicine to prevent organ transplant rejection–cyclosporine, sirolimus, tacrolimus.
- liver disease; or
- kidney disease.
How is Methylene Blue Injection Given
What should I avoid while receiving Methylene blue injection
Methylene blue injection Side Effects
- confusion or weakness;
- pale or yellowed skin;
- dark colored urine;
- fever; or
- high levels of serotonin in the body–agitation, hallucinations, fever, fast heart rate, overactive reflexes, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of coordination, fainting.
- pain in your arms or legs;
- blue or green urine;
- altered sense of taste;
- headache, dizziness;
- sweating, skin discoloration;
- nausea; or
- feeling hot.
What other drugs will affect Methylene blue injection
Many drugs can interact with methylene blue injection 10mg, and some drugs should not be used together. This includes prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Not all possible interactions are listed in this medication guide. Tell your doctor about all medicines you use, and those you have recently used before your treatment with methylene blue.