Thiamine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B1) + Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6) + Cyanocobalamin (Vitamin B12)
What is this medicine used for?
Treatment of Vit. B deficiencies especially in restrictive diet or illnesses.
For nutritional support in painful, neurological manifestations of neuritis and neuropathy, polyneuritis, lumbago, ischialgia, cervical and shoulder-arm syndrome. Nueropathies associated with diabetes, cardiac disorders, drug-induced tuberculosis, leprosy and pregnancy. Alcoholic neuropathy due to INH or phenothiazine intoxication, hyperemesis gravidarum. For the prevention and treatment of Vit. B1, B6 and B12 deficiencies.
How much and how often should you use this medicine?
For adults and children:
- Therapeutic: 2-4 tablets / day
- Prophylaxis: 1-2 tablets / day
- Or as prescribed by the physician.
Care that should be taken when taking this Medicine
Administration of doses greater than 10 mcg of Cyanocobalamin daily may produce a hematological response in patients with folate deficiency. Indiscriminate use may mask the precise diagnosis.
Long-term administration of large doses of Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6) is associated with the development of severe peripheral neuropathies.
Medicine or food that should be avoided
Absorption of Cyanocobalamin (Vitamin B12) from the gastrointestinal tract may be reduced by neomycin, aminosalicylic acid, histamine H2-receptor antagonists, and colchicine. Oral therapy with Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6) is of proven benefit in correcting the sideroblastic anemias associated with the anti-tuberculosis drugs such as Isoniazid and Pyrazinamide which act as Vitamin B6 antagonists.
Packaging / Presentation
500 mg / 250 mg / 1 mg tablet – blister pack x 10’s (box of 50’s)