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