- Metadoxine–Silymarin–L-Ornithine-L-Aspartate–Folic Acid–Pyridoxine Hcl
- Pyridoxine Hcl–Folic Acid
What does Pyridoxine HCl treat?
Pyridoxine HCl (vitamin B6) is prescribed to prevent or treat those with low levels of vitamin B6 in the body due to deficiency in the diet. This is also prescribed to those facing this deficiency besides suffering from heart failure, liver disease and overactive thyroid. This helps to restore the balance of sodium and potassium levels, boost red blood cell production and ensure normal functioning of the nerves. Your physician may use this to treat other ailments based on their discretion.
Follow the Pyridoxine HCl dosage prescribed by your physician. The dosage could vary based on individual patient requirements. Always follow your physician’s instructions or go by the directions on the prescription drug label. This can be taken with or without food.
Missed a dose?
Take it immediately once you remember. In case, this time falls close to the next dosage, skip it and get back to the prescribed schedule. Never take a double dose unless your physician specifically directs you to do so.
Don’t waste any time and seek immediate medical attention.
Drug interactions must be considered before starting to take any kind of drug. Drug interactions might happen either when Pyridoxine HCl is taken along with another drug or with certain foods. To prevent any kind of negative interaction, make sure you inform your doctor of any drugs you are taking including non-prescription medication, OTCs, health supplements like vitamins, minerals, herbal medicine, drinks with caffeine and alcohol, illegal drugs, smoking habits and so on which may increase the effect of Pyridoxine HCl.
It may interact with:
This is not an exhaustive list though.
Appraise your doctor of any medical conditions that you are suffering from and your family history of medical ailments. It’s important that you do not stop or start taking any medicine without the consent of your physician.
Possible Side Effects
Pyridoxine HCl might have some side effects but it’s not possible to anticipate them. It does not have any major side effects and the minor ones that may occur are temporary. In rare cases, there might be major side effects and immediate medical attention must be sought.
Some of the side effects could be headache, nausea, numbness, drowsiness, tingling of legs and tiredness. This is not the complete list though.
In case, there is a change in intensity of side effects or if any new side effects develop, make sure you consult your doctor.
What to ask your doctor before you start on Pyridoxine HCl
- Can I take Pyridoxine HCl along with other drugs?
- Are there certain foods, beverages and products to be avoided while on Pyridoxine HCl?
- What is the dosage of Pyridoxine HCl to be consumed?
- How should I use Pyridoxine HCl?
- How will Pyridoxine HCl work on my body?
- How can the drug interactions and side effects of Pyridoxine HCl be minimized or completely avoided?
The health and medical information that we have provided are meant to supplement and not substitute the advice of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professionals. This does not suggest that usage of Pyridoxine HCl is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always ensure that you take this or any other drug only after consulting your physician.