Metadoxine


Full Generic Medicine Info
Dosage/Direction for Use

Oral
Acute alcohol intoxication
Adult: 500-1000 mg daily.

Oral
Alcoholic fatty liver
Adult: 1000 mg daily.

Oral
Supportive treatment of acute and chronic liver diseases
Adult: 1000 mg daily.

Parenteral
Acute alcohol intoxication
Adult: 300-600 mg daily IM/IV.

Parenteral
Alcoholic fatty liver
Adult: 300 mg daily IM/IV.

Parenteral
Supportive treatment of acute and chronic liver diseases
Adult: 300 mg daily IM/IV.
Contraindications
Pregnancy and lactation.
Drug Interactions
May reduce effects of levodopa; administer levodopa with a dopa-decarboxylase inhibitor to minimise interaction.
Action
Metadoxine enhances the elimination of alcohol from blood and tissues, which leads to faster recovery from alcohol intoxication. In the early stages of alcoholic liver disease, metadoxine has been suggested to prevent the redox imbalance of the hepatocytes and to prevent TNF-α induction.
CIMS Class
Cholagogues, Cholelitholytics & Hepatic Protectors
ATC Classification
A05BA09 - metadoxine
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