Take special care with Vitamin B6
Before treatment with Vitamin B6 Sopharma you need to know that the effectiveness of the product has not been proven in the following diseases: acne and other dermatoses, alcohol intoxication, asthma, hemorrhoids, mental illness, migraine headache, kidney stones , radiation sickness, to stimulate lactation (breast milk) and appetite.
- The use of pyridoxine in high doses for a long time can cause peripheral neuropathies.
- Pyridoxine may cause false-positive results in a urobilinogen test.
Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
Tell your doctor if you are taking levodopa (a medicine used to treat Parkinson’s disease), cycloserine (an antibiotic), isoniazid (an anti-TB medicine), penicillamine (a medicine that suppresses the immune system).
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicine.
Vitamin B6 Sopharma can be administered in therapeutic doses during pregnancy. Its use in high doses can lead to pyridoxine dependence in the newborn.
Vitamin B6 Sopharma is not recommended during breast-feeding. If the mother needs treatment, breast-feeding should be discontinued.
Driving and using machines
Vitamin B6 Sopharma does not adversely affect attention and speed of reactions.
Rarely, side effects may occur with Vitamin B6:
- Neurological disorders: polyneuropathy (tingling in the limbs), seizures, dizziness. These reactions are rare with long-term treatment with the product in high doses.
- Hypersensitivity reactions: rash.
Side effects disappear when treatment is stopped. If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.