Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)

In: StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2023 Jan.


Pyridoxine is a vitamin and a medication used to treat vitamin B6 deficiency and the management of nausea and vomiting during pregnancy. It is also used in vitamin B6 dependency syndromes and controversially used in some other disorders. This activity will highlight the indications, mechanism of action, administration routes, adverse effects, monitoring, and contraindications related to the use of pyridoxine on patients with vitamin B6 deficiency and other diseases.

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