Vitamin B

Vitamin B - Use | Dose | Side Effects

Vitamin B has a specific biological role. B group vitamins are essential components of enzyme systems and are responsible for normal physiological and biochemical processes in the body. Deficiency or an increased need for one of the B vitamins are usually accompanied by a lack of or increased need for other vitamins of the same group.

Vitamin B is used

  • For the prevention and treatment of hypovitaminosis B and B vitamin deficiencies (lack of vitamin B in the body) in situations of increased need for vitamin B group;
  • Problems with absorption of nutrients due to intestinal diseases, stomach removal, liver disease, congenital metabolic disorders, malnutrition;
  • To treat neuralgia, polyneuritis, skin diseases.

Before you start taking this medicine Vitamin B warn your doctor if you are taking other medications, have a chronic disease, a metabolic disorder, you are hypersensitive to medicines or you have had an allergic reaction to some of them.

Do not use this medicine

  • If you are allergic to the active medicine chili excipients;
  • At higher concentrations of vitamin B in the body;
  • If you are allergic to cobalt (metal).

Be careful when applying this medicine

In the execution of the Vitamin B it may appear dark yellow to orange discoloration of urine due to the presence of riboflavin. Extremely hypersensitivity reactions are possible.

Interactions (The usage of other medicines)

Please note that this information may relate to the medicines you have no longer apply, and the medicines that you are planning to apply in the future. Tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently applied any other medicines including medicines obtained without a prescription. Pyridoxine administered in doses greater than 5 mg per day may inhibit the effects of levodopa in the treatment of parkinsonism. Pyridoxine may decrease the concentration of phenobarbital and phenytoin concentrations. Cycloserine, isoniazid, penicillamine, hydralazine and contraceptives in the form of pills increase the need for pyridoxine. Neomycin, colchicine, para-aminosalicylic acid, certain preparations of potassium, and alcohol may reduce the absorption of cyanocobalamin, and chloramphenicol and medicines that reduce the activity of the bone marrow may reduce its effectiveness. Long-term administration of antimicrobial agents which alter gut flora and thereby also the absorption, causes a secondary deficiency of vitamin B.

Taking Vitamin B with food and liquid

Food and drink do not affect the absorption of Vitamin B.

Medicines use during pregnancy and breastfeeding

Before you start apply some medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist. Vitamin B may be applied during pregnancy and lactation.

The effect of this medicine on the management of motor vehicles and machinery operation

Vitamin B doe not affect your ability to drive and / or operate machinery.

Medicines use

Apply a remedy to the enclosed instructions. If you feel that the medicine is too strong or too weak, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. Vitamin B is intended for oral administration. The medicine is recommended to swallow whole with liquid.


Adults: For the prevention of hypovitaminosis 1 film-coated tablet should be applied per day, and for the treatment of 1 to 2 coated tablets, 2 to 3 times a day. Children: 1 film-coated tablet per day.


If you apply more than the prescribed dose is, consult your doctor or pharmacist! Vitamins from B group are well tolerated in quantities much greater than the daily needs, and in the application of higher than recommended doses it is observed toxic effects. Long-term administration of much higher doses than recommended can cause headaches, irritability, insomnia, diarrhea, and tingling.

If you forget to take the medicine

If you forget to take medication on time, do not use double dose later. Just continue to use the medicine according to the usual schedule.

If you stop taking this medicine

Apply this medicine for as long as prescribed by the doctor. Abrupt discontinuation of the medicine will have adverse effects on your body.

Side effects

Like all medicines, medicine Vitamin B can cause side effects. If Vitamin B is used in recommended doses, side effects are very rare and mild. The incidence of adverse effects is defined as:

  • very common (occurring in more than 1 in 10 patients),
  • common (occurring in 1 to 10 out of 100 patients),
  • uncommon (occurring in 1 to 10 per 1000 patients)
  • rare (occurring in 1 to 10 patients in 10,000)
  • very rare (occurring in less than 1 in 10,000 patients)
  • not known (frequency can not be estimated from available data).

Very rarely can occur following side effects: hypersensitivity reactions (allergies), headache, blurred vision, dizziness, diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, or skin inflammation.

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If you have any concerns or questions about your health, you should always consult with a physician or other health-care professional.