pyridoxine (vit B6)
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Uses of pyridoxine (vit B6)
pyridoxine (vit B6) is used in the treatment of:
pyridoxine (vit B6) is used in the prevention of:
- Drug Toxicity
This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
pyridoxine (vit B6) Brand Names
pyridoxine (vit B6) may be found in some form under the following brand names:
Animi-3 with Vitamin D
Dialyvite 800 + Iron
Dialyvite 800 with Zinc
Encora AM Tablet
Encora PM Tablet
FoliNatal Plus B
Ocean Blue Nutritionals Vitamin B Plus Omega-3 1450
Perioe Cavity Care
Vitabee with C
pyridoxine (vit B6) Drug Class
pyridoxine (vit B6) is part of the drug class:
pyridoxine (vit B6) Interactions
This is not a complete list of pyridoxine (vit B6)drug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
pyridoxine (vit B6) and Pregnancy
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.
Pyridoxine falls into category C:
In animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication and had some babies born with problems. No well-controlled studies have been done in humans, though. Therefore, this medication may be used if the potential benefits to the mother outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.
There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. Pyridoxine should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.
No studies have been done in animals, and no well-controlled studies have been done in pregnant women. Pyridoxine should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.
pyridoxine (vit B6) Dosage
Take pyridoxine (vit b6) exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.
The pyridoxine (vit B6) dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):
- the condition being treated
- other medical conditions you have
- other medications you are taking
- how you respond to this medication
- your weight
- your height
- your age
- your gender
pyridoxine (vit B6) is available in the following doses:
- Pyridoxine 100 Mg Oral Tablet
- Pyridoxine 100 Mg/ml Injectable Solution
- Pyridoxine 25 Mg Oral Tablet
- Pyridoxine 50 Mg Oral Tablet
- Pyridoxine Compounding Powder
Forms of Medication
pyridoxine (vit B6) is available in the following forms:
- Disintegrating Tablet
- Extended Release Tablet
- Injectable Solution
- Oral Capsule
- Oral Solution
- Oral Tablet