Who should not take methylene blue?

You should not take methylene blue if you are allergic to it. Methylene blue could harm an unborn child, but it can sometimes be used while pregnant, so make sure to tell your doctor if you are pregnant in order to determine if it is safe to take the medication. It is not known if methylene blue passes into breast milk or if it could hurt a nursing child, so make sure to tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding. Babies are particularly sensitive to the effects of this medication, which can increase the possibility of side effects. So talk to your doctor if your baby is going to be treated with this medication.

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