Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (Vitamin B6)

Drug Class: Vitamins and Minerals
Dosage Form: Injection
Strength: 25mg/ml in 2ml ampoule, 150mg/ml
Indications/Special comments: For prevention and treatment of pyridoxine deficiency states that may occur as a result of inadequate nutrition or intestinal malabsorption. It is also used as antidote in cyclosporin poisoning and to terminate seizures and prevent neuropathy associated with isoniazid poisoning.
Dosage Administration: Drug induced deficency: IM or IV: 50 to 200mg per day for three weeks, followed by 25 to 100mg per day as needed.