Dark blue liquid with a characteristic odor in a 20 ml glass bottle: active ingredient: 1 ml of the drug contains methylene blue – 0.01 g; excipients: ethyl alcohol, distilled water.
A solution of water-alcohol methylene blue 1% refers to antiseptic dyes. The mechanism of the antiseptic action of methylene blue is based on its ability to react with certain acidic or basic groups of substances of gram-positive bacterial cells, with mucopolysaccharides and proteins with the formation of poorly soluble and slowly ionizing complexes. A solution of methylene blue is used for burns, pyoderma, candidiasis of the folds.
Be wary appoint during pregnancy and lactation. The drug methylene blue does not affect the ability to drive vehicles or work with complex mechanisms. Applied to children aged 1 year. Patients with hypersensitivity to methylthioninium chloride should not use the drug.
For adults and children, the affected area of the skin, including surrounding healthy tissues, is lubricated with a solution.