Methylene blue

 Methylene blue
 Methylene blue - antiseptic.

Pharmacological action

Methylene blue possesses decontamination, redox activity, plays the role of a supplier of hydrogen ions.

Practice of application of methylene blue as an antidote for poisoning.

Means slightly soluble powder in alcohol and sparingly (in a ratio of 1 to 30) in water. Methylene blue solution has a water-based blue.

Product form

Release agent in the form of a dark green crystalline powder and crystal dark green with bronze shimmer. Other names means: Metiltioniya chloride, methylene blue, Metilenblyu.

Indications Methylene Blue

External application of methylene blue is effective in pyoderma, burns, folliculitis and other skin diseases.

You can use the tool for washing the affected cavities when urethritis, cystitis.

Take methylene blue solution is possible and inside - with urethritis, cystitis, urinary tract inflammations others.

Intravenous impose means for poisoning

Additional instructions Methylene blue indicated that it can be used for diagnosis of renal function - by the fact that after the internal application means urine colored blue.


The tool can not be used when the individual sensitivity. Do not use Methylene blue to treat children up to one year. Solution treating mucosal impossible, including eye.

Methylene blue is prescribed to pregnant women, but in special cases, on strict conditions. If a woman is breastfeeding, you should discuss with your doctor the possibility of using the solution.

Instructions for use Methylene Blue

When applied topically Methylene Blue is used as an alcoholic solution of 1-3%. Treat affected (previously cleaned) area should be with a swab of cotton wool. Apply the solution and damaged, and the surrounding healthy tissue.

Rinsing cystitis, urethritis, an aqueous 0 solution of 02% (powder diluted 1: 5000)

Inside adults Methylene blue according to the instructions take on 0, 1g three, four p / day.

 Methylene blue solution
 Children take the solution as three, four p / day, but the required amount of funds calculated on the basis of the child's age: 0, 005-0, 01gr of one year.

When poisoning by carbon monoxide, cyanides, hydrogen sulfide solution injected: 50-100ml 1% aqueous solution or 1% solution prepared at 25% glucose. In small doses of the solution used for poisoning with aniline and its derivatives, nitrite and other poisons metgemoglobinobrazuyuschimi: administered 0, 1-0, 15 ml / kg of 1% solution.

side effects

Methylene blue may cause: damage to the tissues of the bladder, kidney, epigastric pain, vomiting, nausea, anemia, allergic reactions on the skin (when applied externally).

Risk of side effects increases when processing a large area of ​​skin.

To eliminate symptoms of overdose carried out standard symptomatic therapy.