Description and Composition of Neurobion
Neurobion tablet is a formulation of B vitamins for treatment and supplementation in cases of deficiency of all or any of the active ingredients.
Each tablet of Neurobion contains:
- Thiamine Mononitrate (Vit B1) 100 mg
- Pyridoxine HCI (Vit B6) 200 mg
- Cyanocobalamin (Vit B12) 200 μg
Actions and Pharmacology of Neurobion
Cyanocobalamin acts as a coenzyme for fat and carbohydrate metabolism. It is essential for growth, replication haematopoiesis and nucleoprotein and myelin synthesis.
Thiamine (B1) and pyridoxine (B6)
Thiamine pyrophosphate and pyridoxal phosphate, the physiologically active forms of thiamine and pyridoxine respectively, act as coenzymes for various metabolic functions affecting protein, carbohydrate and lipid metabolism. The B vitamins are readily absorbed orally except in malabsorption syndrome, metabolised in the liver and excreted via the kidneys.
Indications and Uses of Neurobion
For treatment of nutritional vitamin B1, B6 and B12 deficiencies, peripheral neuritis and in conditions requiring increased intake of Vitamins B 1, 6 and 12 such as in alcoholism, hepatic disease, hyperthyroidism, infection, lactation, pregnancy and malabsorption syndromes.
Contraindications of Neurobion
It is not recommended for patients with Leber’s disease since optic nerve atrophy may occur.
- Caution in patients with history of gout or hepatic disease
- Do not exceed the recommended dosage during self medication with this medicine.
- Follow physician’s directions if medication is prescribed
Main Side and Adverse Effects of Neurobion
Diarrhoea and ching may occur occasionally
Drug Interactions with Neurobion
Neurobion Tablet may reduce the effects of levodopa
It is usually well tolerated
Dosage and Administration of Neurobion
Adults: Oral 1 tablet daily, or as directed by the physician
Children: As directed by the physician
Store below 25 C. Protect from light and moisture.
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