Treatment for COVID-19 using Methylene Blue

  • 0.1% Methylene Blue to be administered as inhalation through a nebulizer (Primary line of treatment)
  • Nebulization to be given through a nasal mask
  • Sublingual administration will be as a supportive line of treatment
Administration of Methylene Blue in nebulized form
A person wearing a nebulizer and ideal way
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Dr Deepak Golwalkar

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Pulmonologist, practicing since 42 years. Pioneer in using Methylene Blue in Nebulised form for lung diseases (since 2001) https://twitter.com/DrGolwalkar

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