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Pediatric Cortigen B6 Dose
? what dose: ? 100mg daily is generally safe but there are some who would not agree. ...Read more
Approx. 7/8 weeks pregnant, took 100mg pill of B6 this AM for nausea. Will baby be okay even though this was probably a bit high of dose?
Yes: Shouldn't be a problem. Excess will be excreted and B-6 not teratogenci. ...Read more
Told to take b1 B6 and B12 by doctor. After 1 dose, 8 hours later got rash. I have Peanut/tree nut allergy. Safe to take if not on ingredient bottle?
I take Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) bcp for 3 years. I'd like to start taking Bedoxine (vitamin B6) tablets (20mg). Is one tablet daily the right dose for bcp takers?
Solgar v formula multi vitamins which contain 75mg B6 I took for10 months I now have experienced tingling in toes legs arms is this dose too high?
Most likely not: Vitamin b6 can cause neurological changes like paresthesias, but not usually with doses under 200 mg/day. These also dissipate when the dosing is stopped. If you're concerned about the amount of b6 in your vitamin, you could stop it for several weeks to see how or if your symptoms change. Please work with your doctor on this, since more evaluation may be needed. ...Read more
Variable: Different body size and different metabolism lead to differences in how much drug is needed. Susceptibility to side effects is also an important consideration. ...Read more
Should any pediatric endo doc's use adult 11.25 im (3 month slow release dose) on a child every 28days 4 precious puberty for 1 year? Why / why not?
Usually not: The 3- month prep is used every 3 months. Studies have shown its effectiveness suppressing gonadotropins in children using it that way. I've not encountered it used monthly, nor are there published studies using that formulation monthly. If 11.25 mg isn't working, there is an effective 30 mg dose which is used every 3 months. The supprelin implant which is annually replaced is also very effective. ...Read more
Hi - I am a pediatrician. I have been trying to find the pediatric dose for fluconazole for ringworm. I can find this info on the NIH site "Fluconazol?
Varies: Harriet Lane lists only dosing for invasive candidiasis at 6-12mg/kd loading dose with 3-12mg/kg daily maintainance for these infections. Max 12mg/kg/dose. The Red book describes a loading dose followed by once weekly dosing for T.pedis, but lists no dosing recommendations. A similar citation is listed for T.capitis. ...Read more
Are there any pediatric endocrinologist that are totally against the use of adult dose lupron (leuprolide) depot. If so, why? I'm trying to make a decision.
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R there any pediatric endo doctors that do not use lupron (leuprolide) depot adult dose's on children for prec. Puberty? Reasons? Trying to make a decision.
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Not yet known: Vitamin b 6 is an important vitamin and can have health affects ranging from brain function to cancer and skin conditions. The typical vitamins that seem to impact asthma are vitamin d and c. For more information on vitamin b6, go to this easy to read informatino from nih (national institute of health). http://ods. Od.nih. Gov/factsheets/vitaminb6-healthprofessional/. ...Read more
Many ways: B6 deficiency can cause fatigue, anxiety & depression, anemia, mouth sores, cracks at the corner of mouth, impaired immune function, PMS & morning sickness and increases risk of heart attack, stroke, cancer, kidney stones & Alzheimer's disease. While most people get the RDA of B6, many people require amounts much higher than the RDA. See http://ods. Od.nih. Gov/factsheets/VitaminB6-Consumer/ ...Read more
Strep: Nutritionally deficient streptococci may be a frequent causes of endocarditis and bacteremia in humans. Growth in standard laboratory media depends upon adding metabolites, including cysteine, thiol compounds, and activated forms of vitamin b6 (pyridoxal and pyridoxamine). The problem is more in growing the bug than in treating it, since in some ways it may be more susceptible to penicillin. ...Read more
See your ob doctor: Taking any medicines, even if it is a vitamin should be discussed with your OB doctor. Your OB will assess the dose, your health history, etc. And help you keep your baby safe. ...Read more
Vitamin B - 6 (pyridoxal phosphate), like all B vitamins is water soluble and is excreted in the urine from the kidneys. If your kidney function is decreased, this would decrease the excretion of Vitamin B - 6 and threrfore raise the blood level of vitamin B - 6.
Your doctor should evaluate your kidney function and make sure that your blood pressure and any blood sugar problems are well control ...Read more
Benign fasicucilation sydrome -is there anything in addition to B6 and magnesium that can improve this?
Yes: Make sure the diagnosis is correct and not ALS or other neurological disorder. Neurontin, gabapentin, has been reported in 1case report to work. Botox has been used successful ly in patients with a particular muscle that is troublesome. Carbamezepine has been used successful ly. Finally beta blocker such as inderal, (propranolol) and Primidone which are both used in essential tremor have been used. ...Read more
Can taking vit. B6 daily help whilettc and PMS. Also, how long do I have to take it to see a decrease in PMS symptoms?
My B6 levels were tested twice. I take no supplements/don't eat many veggies. My B6 was 246 where the avg range is 2.1 to 21.7. Who do I see next?
Check the units: Vitamin b6 toxicity doesn't occur unless a person is taking too many b6 supplements. If lab values look wrong, one can double check the units of measurement, and maybe do the test again but at a different lab (be sure the sample is going to a different "send out" lab if the sample is being sent out to a specialty lab). ...Read more
I am 31 with elevated homosysteine (48) my wifes level is ok we r planning for babyis it safe with my elevated homosysteine. I am taking B12 B6 & folic?
Yes, however...: This should be safe. However, elevated homocysteine increases your risk of heart disease and stroke. This is genetic so your child may have high homocysteine which should be treated from a young age. You should add trimethylglycine to your program. Many with high homocysteine do better with the l-5-mthf form of folic acid- this can help depression too. Adjust doses until your levels come to normal. ...Read more
Many things: Vitamin b6 in it's activated formed call pyridoxal-5-phosphate (p5p) is the cofactor in many biochemical pathways in the body involved in production of neurotransmitters (that affect mood, etc,), histamine (involved in allergy), hemoglobin (red blood cells) and proteins involved in methylation and regulation of our genes. ...Read more
B6 or pyridoxine: (and related compounds) is a coenzyme which performs many functions facilitating many, mostly protein, reactions. Rich sources include fish, beef liver, potatoes/other starchy vegetables and fruit. Isolated B6 deficiency is uncommon. Some evidence B6 promotes heart health, lowers cancer risk, promotes cognitive function, helps premenstrual syndrome: evidence for all inconclusive. Stay well. ...Read more