pyridoxine (vit B6)

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  • Drug Toxicity
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Uses of pyridoxine (vit B6)

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pyridoxine (vit B6) is used in the treatment of:

  • Seizures

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) Drug Class

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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.

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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.

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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
  • Toothpastes