Pantothenic acid


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
Pantothenic acid deficiency.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult : PO 4-7 mg/day.
Dosage Details
Oral
Pantothenic acid deficiency
Adult: Recommended daily dose: 4-7 mg/day.
Special Precautions
Dose exceeding recommended daily allowance in pregnancy is not advisable.
Adverse Reactions
Generally, non-toxic.
Action
Description: Pantothenic acid is a vitamin B substance. As a component of coenzyme A, it is essential in the metabolism of carbohydrate, fat and protein.
Pharmacokinetics:
Absorption: Readily absorbed from the GI tract after oral admin.
Distribution: Widely distributed in body tissues and breast milk.
Excretion: About 70% (excreted unchanged in the urine) and 30% (faeces).
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