Prussian Blue (Oral)
Brand Names : Antidotum Thallii-Heyl, Radiogardase-Cs, Berlin blue, ferric ferrocyanide, ferric (III) hexacyanoferrate (II), iron blue
Prussian (PRUSH-en) blue is used to treat thallium
poisoning and radiocesium poisoning. It works by combining with thallium and
radiocesium in the intestines. The combination is then removed from the body
through the stools. By removing the thallium or radiocesium, the medicine
lessens damage to your body's organs and tissues.
Prussian blue is available only with your doctor's prescription, in the
following dosage form:
Some commonly used brand names are:
Other commonly used names are: Berlin blue
, ferric ferrocyanide
, ferric (III) hexacyanoferrate (II)
, and iron blue
*† Not commercially available in the U.S. and Canada.