Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before having vitamin B complex.
If your condition does not improve or becomes worse, then call your doctor.
Indications and Usage
It is indicated to treat disorders which cannot be treated through oral administration and require parenteral administration of vitamins, i.e. pre- and post-operative treatment, when requirements are increased as in fever, severe burns, and increased metabolism, and pregnancy, gastrointestinal disorders interfering with intake or absorption of vitamins, prolonged or wasting diseases, alcoholism and where other deficiencies exist.
Do not take vitamin B complex if:
- You are hypersensitive to any of the ingredients;
- You have any signs of having allergic reaction, which can possibly cause anaphylactic shock.
There is little evidence with regards to the use of vitamin B complex during pregnancy or breastfeeding, so consult your doctor or health care professional before taking vitamin B complex.
Do not inject if precipitation occurs. Inject slowly by the intravenous route. High concentrations should be diluted using normal saline injection when given intravenously.
Consult your doctor or health care professional before taking vitamin B complex injection.
Administration and Dosage
Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed the recommended dosage. Usual dose for adults is: usually 0.25 to 2mL by intramuscular or slow intravenous injection, depending on gender, age, height and physical condition. High concentrations given intravenously may be diluted using parenteral infusion solutions.
Usual dose for children is: RDA/AI (adequate intake) of B vitamins in infants/children younger than 4 are: thiamin 0.5/0.7 mg/day; riboflavin — 0.6/0.8 mg/day; niacin — 8/9 mg/day; pantothenic acid — 3/5 mg/day; pyridoxine — 0.1–0.3/0.5 mg/day; biotin — 50/150 mcg/day; folic acid — 100/200 mcg/day; vitamin B12 — 2/3 mcg/day.
Some medication may interact with vitamin B complex. Before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use, especially of: altretamine, cisplatin, certain antibiotics (e.g., chloramphenicol), certain anti-seizure drugs (e.g., phenytoin), levodopa, other vitamin/nutritional supplements.
Consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking, before your treatment with vitamin B complex injection.
Symptoms of overdose include thirst, flushing of the skin, abdominal pain, dizziness, redness of the skin, excessive urination and diarrhea. These symptoms have to be reported to the medical health professional. Seek medical help urgently.
Mild transient diarrhea, polycythemia vera, peripheral vascular thrombosis, itching transitory exanthema, feeling of swelling of entire body, anaphylactic shock and death. Use should be discontinued upon observance of any adverse reaction. Pain upon intramuscular injection may be noted.