Vitamin B-Complex Pharmacology

Vitamin B-Complex

About Vitamin B-Complex
Vitamin B-complex are group of vitamins, which include Thiamine (B1),Riboflavin (B2),Niacin (B3),Pantothenic acid (B5),Pyridoxine (B6),Cyanocobalamin (B12),Folic acid and Biotin.
These vitamins are essential for the breakdown of carbohydrates into glucose (this provides energy for the body),the breakdown of fats and proteins (which aids the normal functioning of the nervous system),muscle tone in the stomach and intestinal tract,Skin,Hair,Eyes,Mouth and Liver
Mechanism of Action of Vitamin B-Complex
Pharmacokinets of Vitamin B-Complex
Onset of Action for Vitamin B-Complex
Duration of Action for Vitamin B-Complex
Half Life of Vitamin B-Complex
Side Effects of Vitamin B-Complex
5.Numbness of the skin
Contra-indications of Vitamin B-Complex
Hypersensitivity to the ingredient of Vitamin B-complex
Special Precautions while taking Vitamin B-Complex
1.Pernecious anaemia
2.Patient receiving dialysis
Pregnancy Related Information
May be used.
Old Age Related Information
May be used.
Breast Feeding Related Information
May be used.
Children Related Information
May be used.
Indications for Vitamin B-Complex
1.Vitamin deficiency states
2. As an adjuvant to antibiotic therapy
3. Combinations with lactobacillus are indicated in aphthous stomatitis, thrush.
Interactions for Vitamin B-Complex
Sulfinpyrazone: Uricosuric effect of sulfinpyrazone may be inhibited by niacin.
Levodopa: Pyridoxine reduces efficacy of levodopa. Avoid supplemental vitamins that contain greater then 5 mg pyridoxine in the daily dose.
Phenobarbital: Serum levels of Phenobarbital may be decreased if used concomitantly with pyridoxine.
Phenytoin: Pyridoxine decreases serum levels of phenytoin.
Dapsone: PABA antagonizes anti-malarial effect of dapsone.
Typical Dosage for Vitamin B-Complex
I tablet /day
Schedule of Vitamin B-Complex
Storage Requirements for Vitamin B-Complex
Store at room temperature. Keep out of the reach of children.Protect from heat, light and moisture.
Effects of Missed Dosage of Vitamin B-Complex
Take the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose.Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Effects of Overdose of Vitamin B-Complex
Give supportive measures and symptomatic treatment.

Home Delivery for Vitamin B-Complex in Your City

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