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Benfotiamine - Indications, Dosage, Side Effects and Precautions

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Information about Benfotiamine

Generic Name : Benfotiamine
Up-to-date prescription details regarding Benfotiamine are provided here.

Understand it's uses, recommended dosages, its indications, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, warnings and its and its storage instructions.
You will also find a list of the medication's International and Indian brand or trade names, as well as its pricing information. For verification of the information presented on this page or for additional clarifications, it's advisable to consult your doctor.


Therapeutic Classification : Vitamins

Trade Names/Brand Names of Benfotiamine

India :

International :


Benfogamma, Biotamin, Biotowa, Milgamma, Milneuron, Neuro Stada uno

Why is Benfotiamine Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a vitamin, prescribed for Beri Beri, Wenicke-korsakoff syndrome, diabetic neuropathy.

When should Benfotiamine not be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Benfotiamine?

PO- Alcoholic neuropathy; Diabetic neuropathy- The recommended dose is 100 mg 4 times/day.

How should Benfotiamine be taken?

It comes as a tablet and capsule to take by mouth, with or without.

What are the warnings and precautions for Benfotiamine?

• Caution needed for pregnant and breastfeeding women.

What are the side effects of Benfotiamine?

No side effects were observed.

What are the other precautions for Benfotiamine?

• Caution is required while treating cancer patients as benfotiamine may provide supplement to the cancer cell indirectly promoting tumor growth.

What are the storage conditions for Benfotiamine?

Store it at room temperature.
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