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Pyridoxine - Indications, Dosage, Side Effects and Precautions

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Information about Pyridoxine

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

Pronunciation : peer I dox' een

Learn the correct pronunciation of the Pyridoxine, 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 Pyridoxine

India :

International :


Vitamin B6, Nestrex, Aminoxin, Neuro-K

Other Name(s) of Pyridoxine

Vitamin B6

Why is Pyridoxine Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a vitamin, prescribed for the treatment and prevention of vitamin B6 deficiency.  It is important for the breakdown of protein, fats, and carbohydrates from foods.

When should Pyridoxine not be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Pyridoxine?

Adult- PO- The recommended dose range is 150 to 400mg/day.

How should Pyridoxine be taken?

It comes as a tablet and capsule to take by mouth, with food.

What are the warnings and precautions for Pyridoxine?

• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

What are the side effects of Pyridoxine?

Nausea, stomach upset, headache, sleepiness, tingling, prickling, burning or sensation of tightness.

What are the other precautions for Pyridoxine?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Pyridoxine?

Store it at room temperature and away from light.
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