Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Q: Methylene blue should be use witth high caution in which sets of patient? 

Answer: Methylene blue is lately getting very popular in ICUs and ORs for refractory vasoplegia. But methylene blue should be avoided or be given with high caution in patients with

  • pulmonary hypertension
  •  glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency
  • acute lung injury

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