Bedoxin – Use | Dose | Side Effects
Bedoxin is a drug that contains vitamin B6. It belongs to the group of medicines referred to as synthetic vitamins. It should be used if there is a deficiency of vitamin B6 in your body such as in the case of sideroblastic anemia, upon the using of some medicines (such as isoniazid used to treat tuberculosis) and in the peripheral neuritis, which is very common in diabetes.
Vitamin B6 has many roles in the body and it is necessary for its normal functioning.
Bedoxin should be avoided in the following conditions:
- If you are allergic to vitamin B6 and other vitamins. Symptoms of an allergy include:
- swelling of the face,
- swelling of the tongue,
- difficulty breathing.
- If you are using medicines to treat Parkinson’s disease such as Levodopa. It blocks the effect of levodopa in Parkinson’s disease treatment.
Use during pregnancy and breastfeeding
It can be safely used during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Use and Dose
It is usually applied at a dose of Bedoxin 20-50 mg, 2-3 times a day with a glass of water.
In the treatment of anemia, it is used in a dose of 100-400 mg per day, divided into multiple doses.
In the treatment of a vitamin B6 deficiency because of using isoniazid (medicine used to treat tuberculosis), it should be used at a dose of 20-50 mg, 2-3 times a day. To prevent anemia Bedoxin should be used at dose of 10 mg per day.
This medicine should be used as long as your doctor tells you to.
Use with other medicines (Interactions)
It should be avoided in combination with the following medicines:
- Medicines used to treat epilepsy such as:
If you are using oral contraceptives, it may be necessary to increase the dose of Bedoxin.
Bedoxin side effects
Bedoxin may cause the following side effects:
- muscle stiffness,
- headache and allergy.
Tell your doctor if you are experiencing any side effects.