Active Ingredient(s): Trypan Blue
FDA Approved: * February 20, 2009
Category: Vision / Eye Health

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

MembraneBlue Overview

Trypan blue is an azo dye. It is a direct dye for cotton textiles.[3] In biosciences, it is used as a vital stain to selectively colour dead tissues or cells blue. Live cells or tissues with intact cell membranes are not coloured. Since cells are very selective in the compounds that pass through the membrane, in a viable cell trypan blue is not absorbed; however, it traverses the membrane in a dead cell. Hence, dead cells appear as a distinctive blue colour under a microscop...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Trypan Blue
  • Solution: 0.06%, 0.15%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for MembraneBlue: (1 result)

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  • 68803-672 Membraneblue .75 mg/.5ml Intraocular; Ophthalmic Injection, Solution by Dutch Ophthalmic Research Center International B.v.

Other drugs which contain Trypan Blue or a similar ingredient: (2 results)