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ATC codes: V03AB17
Indication
Acquired methaemoglobinaemia ICD11 code: 3A93
INN
Methylthioninium chloride
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Core (methylene blue)
Formulations
Parenteral > General injections > IV: 10 mg per mL in 10 mL ampoule
EML status history
First added in 1979 (TRS 641)
Changed in 1984 (TRS 722)
Sex
All
Age
Adolescents and adults
Therapeutic equivalence
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Patent information
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
Methylthioninium chloride (methylene blue) was transferred to the core list of the EML.