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Serotonin Syndrome Associated with Methylene Blue Therapy

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for the risk of the serotonin syndrome during therapy with methylene blue.

Specialty:

Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

adverse effects

ICD-10:

T46.5

Description:

Methylene blue therapy can precipitate the Serotonin Syndrome in patients taking a serotonergic drug.

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