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Prussian Blue (Oral)

Brand Names : Antidotum Thallii-Heyl, Radiogardase-Cs, Berlin blue, ferric ferrocyanide, ferric (III) hexacyanoferrate (II), iron blue

Description and Brand Names | Before Using | Proper Use | Side Effects

  • Chelating agent

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:

  • Capsules (Germany)

Brand Names

Some commonly used brand names are:

  • Antidotum Thallii-Heyl
  • Radiogardase-Cs
  • 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.


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    Prussian Blue: Before Using

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