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General Information on Benfotiamine

Generic Name : Benfotiamine

Latest prescription information about Benfotiamine. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
Therapeutic Classification : Vitamins

Why is Benfotiamine Prescribed? (Indications)

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

When should Benfotiamine not to 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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