Methylthioninium Chloride

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

V03AB17,V04CG05

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000061-73-4

Chemical Formula

C16-H18-Cl-N3-S

Molecular Weight

319

Therapeutic Categories

Antiseptic agent

Antidote in methemoglobinemia

Diagnostig agent (dye)

Chemical Name

Phenothiazin-5-ium, 3,7-bis(dimethylamino)-, chloride

Foreign Names

  • Methylthioninii Chloridum (Latin)
  • Methylthioninium chlorid (German)
  • Chlorure de Méthylthioninium (French)
  • Cloruro de metiltioninio (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Bleu de méthylène (OS: DCF)
  • Methylthioninium Chloride (OS: BAN)
  • Metiltioninio clorure (OS: DCIT)
  • Ceruleum methylenum (IS)
  • Methylenblau (IS)
  • Methylene Blue (IS)
  • Methylenum coeruleum (IS)
  • Tetramethylthioninium chloratum (IS)
  • Methylene Blue (PH: USP 34)
  • Methylthionini chloridum (PH: Ph. Int. 2)
  • Methylthioninii chloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)
  • Methylthioninium Chloride (PH: BP 2011)
  • Methylthioninium chloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Methylthioniniumchlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)

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