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Pyridoxine Iv Administration
More is not better: Although I agree with dr homsi, excess pyridoxine can lead to an often painful sensory neuropathy which can be permanent. Fortunately most patients recover if vitamin b6 intake is reduced to 3 mg per day or less. Incidentally I've had one patient with b6 toxicity induced headaches. ...Read more
Vitamin B6 salt: Vitamin b6 is a group comprising pyridoxine, pyridoxal, pyridoxamine and their phosphorylated forms. The hydrochloride salt of pyridoxine (pyridoxine hcl) is a frequently used form of vitamin b6. Deficiency is noted in cardiovascular diseases, in women taking oral contraceptives, cigarette smokers. It improves immunity in healthy elderly. Inadequate vitamin b6 levels may raise risk of some cancers. ...Read more
None: Pyridoxine (vitamin b6) is non toxic, even in so-called therapeutic doses. One paper in the new england journal of medicine years ago reported that "toxic doses of b6 cause carpal tunnel syndrome". This was an early attempt to crush vitamin therapy and it was simply not true..... But why are you taking it anywaya? ...Read more
Ask pharmacist: When you buy any drug at a pharmacy you should get a print out related to the drug. ...Read more
Try ginger: I have not heard a good explanation for why this helps with nausea associated with pregnancy. (it helps with metabolism of carbs, etc.)i also have not found it to be effective at relieving nausea. However, ginger tablets have been proven about as effective as anti-nausea medications and there is no risk to baby. Eating foods with ginger helps too. My patients tell me the ginger works well. ...Read more
Seizures: Pyridoxine or vitamin b6 is used to treat these seizures. This is an unusual form of seizure in an infant that is difficult to control. The hallmark is that the seizures do not respond to anti-seizure medications, but both clinically and by monitoring electrical activity in the brain, they respond to pyridoxine. ...Read more
Yes: Like any other drug taking above the recommended dose can and will cause toxicity. ...Read more
Can pyridoxine cause not to ovulate or not to hit peak fertility for the tim you are taking pyridoxine?
No: Pyridoxine is part of the b6 molecule and is harmless. But why are you taking it? ...Read more
Need a diagnosis 1st: To know how best to treat. There is not enough information here to diagnosis and recommend treatment. See your primary care doctor first. ...Read more
Why did you test for it? And why did you start it?
It is a water soluble vitamin so you can reduce the dose to normal range. ...Read more
Can seborrhoeic dermatitis be linked to functional deficiency of pyridoxine-vit B6 and/or subsequently niacine-vit b3?
Is it okay to take an inj for intramuscular use and inject it into subcutaneous fat? Pyridoxine (b6) and cyanocobalamin (b12) specifically.
No: Medications are designed and formulated specifically for intermuscular sucky tennis injection occasionally they can be given either way get specific advice from your doctor on this ...Read more
I'm taking vominor taps 25 mg meclozine hydrochloride 50 mg pyridoxine hydrochloride To avoid vomiting is there any danger on my pregnancy?
Approved: We do not have this drug in the US but reading online the components are category B which indicates studies show it is safe for use ...Read more
Mild thalassemia. Given folic acid & vitamic c for 3 weeks in april. Body felt fine. Now started pyridoxine since aug. But shortness of breath occurs often.
9wk preg. No m.S can I take drug w/ cyproheptadine hydrochloride 4mg, thiamine hydrochloride 1.5mg, riboflvn 1.5mg, pyridoxine hydrochloride 1mg, calcium pantothenate? Is it safe? Helps me eat.
Consult wpharmacist: If you're in your first trimester pregnancy, you need to discuss this with your ob/gyn doctor. Also the clinical pharmacist can help you in terms of looking up certain supplements, and their safety profile during pregnancy. It's always good to be informed about the safety of anything that you're taking right now. So glad you asked. It's important that your nutrition is optimal during this period for both you and your baby. ...Read more
Vitamins containin iron are said to interact with Doxycycline. Does this include pyridoxine (25mg) and thiamine (100mg)? How exactly do they interfer?
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