Pyridoxine


Generic Medicine Info
Administration
Should be taken with food. Preferably taken w/ meals.
Special Precautions
Pregnancy and lactation. Monitoring Parameters Monitor CBC, electrolytes, neurological and seizure activity.
Adverse Reactions
Significant: Severe peripheral neuropathies (long term, excessively large doses). Gastrointestinal disorders: Nausea. General disorders and administration site conditions: Ataxia. Immune system disorders: Hypersensitivity. Investigations: Increased AST, decreased serum folic acid levels. Metabolism and nutrition disorders: Metabolic acidosis. Nervous system disorders: Headache, hyperesthesia, paraesthesia, seizure (very large IV doses). Psychiatric disorders: Somnolence.
Drug Interactions
Concomitant use with cycloserine, hydralazine, isoniazid, penicillamine, estrogens (e.g. oral contraceptives) may increase dose requirement for pyridoxine. May diminish the effect of altretamine, levodopa, phenobarbital, phenytoin.
CIMS Class
Vitamin B-Complex / with C
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