Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before having Vitamin B1 injection.
If your condition does not improve or becomes worse, then call your doctor.
Driving or operating machinery is okay.
Do NOT use vitamin B1 if:
- You are allergic to vitamin B1 or any other ingredients.
Use of vitamin B1 during pregnancy or breast feeding has not been shown to increase risk of an unborn baby. It is not known if the vitamin B1 passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor or health care professional before having Vitamin B1 injection.
Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed what they advise. Usual dose for adults is: tablet 50mg/100mg/250mg; capsule 50mg; injectable solution 100mg/mL; RDA Males: 1.2 mg/day; Females: 1.1 mg/day; Pregnancy/Lactation: 1.4 mg/day; Beriberi IM: 5-30mg three times daily (if critically ill); then 5-30mg three times daily for 1 month. Duration dependent on persistence of symptoms; Wernicke Encephalopathy 100mg IV; then 50-100mg/day IM or IV until consuming regular balanced diet; Thiamin Deficiency 1 tablet or capsule/day. Need for thiamin increases when carbohydrate content of diet is high.
Usual does for children is: injectable solution 100mg/mL.
Some other vitamins or nutritional supplements may interact with vitamin B1 and it may interfere with certain laboratory test causing false test results. Consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking, before your treatment with vitamin B1.