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Uses of Betaine Hydrochloride
Betaine Hydrochloride is used in the treatment of:
This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Betaine Hydrochloride Brand Names
Betaine Hydrochloride may be found in some form under the following brand names:
Betaine Hydrochloride Drug Class
Betaine Hydrochloride is part of the drug class:
Betaine Hydrochloride Interactions
This is not a complete list of Betaine Hydrochloridedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Betaine Hydrochloride 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.
Betaine Hydrochloride 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. Betaine Hydrochloride 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. Betaine Hydrochloride should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.
Betaine Hydrochloride Dosage
Take betaine hydrochloride exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.
The Betaine Hydrochloride 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
Betaine Hydrochloride is available in the following doses:
- Betaine Hydrochloride 100% Compounding Powder