Thiamine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B1)

Drug Class: Vitamins and Minerals
Dosage Form: Injection
Strength: 100mg/ml
Indications/Special comments: For prevention and treatment of thiamine deficiency states that may occur as a result of inadequate nutrition or intestinal malabsorption. It is used for temporary metabolic correction of genetic enzyme deficiency diseases such as subacute nercotizing encephalomyelopathy (SNE, Leigh’s disease), maple syrup urine disease (branched-chain aminoacidopathy), and lactic acidosis associated with pyruvate carboxylase deficiency and hyperalaninemia.
Dosage Administration: Adult: Beriberi (critical illness): IM or slow IV: 5 - 100mg three times a day followed by maintenance oral administration. Infants: IM or slow IV: 10 - 25mg per day.