Last update: Aug. 12, 2014

Methyltionine Chloride

Low Risk for breastfeeding


Moderately safe. Probably compatible.
Mild risk possible. Follow up recommended.
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Antidote to treat methemoglobinemia due to nitrites, aniline, cyanides and other toxic drugs. It has been even recommended on treatment schedules for infants. Usually used on a single dose basis. Avoid it on those patients suffering of G-6-P dehydrogenasa deficiency.

Alternatives

We do not have alternatives for Methyltionine Chloride.

Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it.

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Other names

Methyltionine Chloride is also known as


Pharmacokinetics

Variable Value Unit
Molecular weight 320 daltons

References

  1. WHO / UNICEF. BREASTFEEDING AND MATERNAL MEDICATION Recommendations for Drugs in the Eleventh WHO Model List of Essential Drugs. Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development (WHO/UNICEF) 2002 Full text (link to original source) Full text (in our servers)

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