Vitabion(Vitamin B1, B6 & B12)

Therapeutic Group: Vitamins and Minerals

Presentation

Vitabion Tablet : Each tablet contains Thiamine Mononitrate BP (100mg), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride BP (200mg), Cyanocobalamin BP (200mcg)



Vitabion Injection : Each ampoule contains Thiamine Hydrochloride BP (100mg), Pyridoxine Hydrochloride BP (100mg), Cyanocobalamin BP (1mg)

Description

Vitabion is a special preparation of vitamin B1, B6 and B12. The vitamins B1, B6 and B12 are indispensable for a normal course of the nervous metabolism.

Indications

Vitabion is indicated for the treatment of B1, B6 and B12 deficiency syndrome. It is also indicated in the treatment of:

- Diabetic neuropathy

- Sciatica

- Peripheral neuralgia

- Facial neuralgia

- Lumbago

- Intercostal neuralgia

- Myalgia

- Spinal pain

Dosage & Administration

Tablets may be administered in a dose of 1 to 3 tablets per day or as directed by the physician.

Ampoules are preferably injected intramuscularly (deep intragluteal). In severe cases 1 ampoule daily until the acute symptoms subside. For milder cases and follow up therapy 2 to 3 ampoules per week.

Side Effects

Generally well tolerated. However, a few allergic reactions may be seen.

Precautions

Cyanocobalamin should not be given before a diagnosis has been fully established because of the possibility of masking symptoms of subacute degeneration of the spinal cord. Cyanocobalamin is not a suitable form of Vitamin B12 for the treatment of optic neuropathies associated with raised plasma concentrations of cyanocobalamin.

Use in Pregnancy & Lactation

Oral tablet form is recommended but injectable preparation is not recommended due to presence of benzyl alcohol.