Thiamine HCI

Business Unit: Human

Medicine Type: Injectable

Generic Name: Thiamine HCI

Therapeutic Class: Vitamina B praparation

Indication: Vitamin B1 is a preparation of Thiamine HCl. Thiamine, in the form of thiamine pyrophosphate, is the coenzyme for decarboxylation of α-ketoglutaric acid. Thiamine is well absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract and widely distributed throughout the body. This vitamin is necessary for the optimal growth of infants and children. Vitamin-B1 is specifically used in the treatment of the various manifestations of thiamine deficiency such as Beriberi and Wernick's encephalopathy, neuritis associated with pregnancy and pellagra.

Dosage & Administration: In the treatment of beriberi, 10 mg to 20 mg of thiamine hydrochloride are given IM 3 times daily for as long as 2 weeks.

Preparation: 1 ml x 50 Injection