Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital & Trauma Center|
1001 Potrero Avenue, Suite Rm 2D4 | San Francisco, CA 94110
To be clear methylene blue and the blue dye associated with worsening outcomes in sepsis are 2 different molecules. Methylene blue is not contraindicated and has even been used as an intravenous drug to treat septic shock in small randomized trials. Methylene blue acts as a selective iNOS inhibitor.
John W. Drover, MD, FRCSC, FACS, CCPE
Professor and Head
Department of Critical Care Medicine
Program Medical Director, Critical Care Program
Kingston General Hospital
76 Stuart Street
Phone 613-549-6666 ext 6335
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