Methylthioninium Chloride

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  • Cyanosis
  • Herpes Simplex
  • Lithiasis
  • Poisoning
  • Urinary Tract Infections

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Uses of Methylthioninium Chloride

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Methylthioninium Chloride is used in the treatment of:

  • Herpes Simplex
  • Lithiasis
  • Poisoning
  • Urinary Tract Infections

Methylthioninium Chloride is used in the prevention of:

  • Cyanosis

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Methylthioninium Chloride Brand Names

Methylthioninium Chloride Drug Class

Methylthioninium Chloride is part of the drug classes:

Methylthioninium Chloride Interactions

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your doctor if you take:

  • ALMOTRIPTAN/METHYLENE BLUE
  • CARBAMAZEPINE/METHYLENE BLUE
  • ELETRIPTAN/METHYLENE BLUE
  • FROVATRIPTAN/METHYLENE BLUE
  • ISOCARBOXAZID/METHYLENE BLUE
  • LINEZOLID/METHYLENE BLUE
  • MAPROTILINE/METHYLENE BLUE
  • METHYLENE BLUE/NARATRIPTAN HYDROCHLORIDE
  • METHYLENE BLUE/PARGYLINE
  • METHYLENE BLUE/PHENELZINE
  • METHYLENE BLUE/PROCARBAZINE
  • METHYLENE BLUE/RASAGILINE
  • METHYLENE BLUE/SELEGILINE
  • METHYLENE BLUE/TRANYLCYPROMINE
  • METHYLENE BLUE/TRAZODONE

This is not a complete list of Methylthioninium Chloridedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Methylthioninium Chloride and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Methylene Blue falls into category X:

It has been shown that women taking Methylene Blue during pregnancy may have babies with problems. There are no situations where the benefits of the medication for the mother outweigh the risks of harm to the baby. These medicines should never be used by pregnant women.

Methylthioninium Chloride Dosage

Take methylthioninium chloride exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Methylthioninium Chloride dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Methylthioninium Chloride is available in the following doses:

  • Hyoscyamine/methenam/m-blue/phenyl Salicyl 0.03 Mg-40.8 Mg-5.4 Mg-18.1 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Hyoscyamine/methenam/m-blue/phenyl Salicyl 0.06 Mg-81.6 Mg-10.8 Mg-36.2 Mg Oral Delayed Release Tablet
  • Hyoscyamine/methenam/m-blue/phenyl Salicyl 0.06 Mg-81.6 Mg-10.8 Mg-36.2 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Hyoscyamine/methenam/m-blue/phenyl Salicyl 0.12 Mg-100 Mg-10.8 Mg-40 Mg Oral Capsule
  • Hyoscyamine/methenam/m-blue/phenyl Salicyl 0.12 Mg-118 Mg-10 Mg-36 Mg Oral Capsule
  • Hyoscyamine/methenam/m-blue/phenyl Salicyl 0.12 Mg-120 Mg-10 Mg-36 Mg Oral Capsule
  • Hyoscyamine/methenam/m-blue/phenyl Salicyl 0.12 Mg-81 Mg-10.8 Mg-32.4 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Hyoscyamine/methenam/m-blue/phenyl Salicyl 0.12 Mg-81.6 Mg-10.8 Mg-36.2 Mg Oral Delayed Release Tablet
  • Hyoscyamine/methenam/m-blue/phenyl Salicyl 0.12 Mg-81.6 Mg-10.8 Mg-36.2 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Hyoscyamine/methenam/m-blue/phenyl Salicyl Oral Delayed Release Tablet
  • Hyoscyamine/methenam/m-blue/sodium Biphosphat 0.12 Mg-81.6 Mg-10.8 Mg-40.8 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Methylene Blue 10 Mg/ml Injectable Solution
  • Methylene Blue 65 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Methylene Blue Compounding Powder

Forms of Medication

Methylthioninium Chloride is available in the following forms:

  • Injectable Solution
  • Oral Capsule
  • Oral Tablet
  • Topical Solution