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  Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)

Pharmacokinetics | Indications | Routes of Administration and Dosage | Contra Indications | Precautions | Interactions | Brand Names


Systems General Systemic
Category Water soluble vitamin.


Pharmacokinetics

It is well absorbed by active transport and phosphorylation in the intestine. The body does not significantly store riboflavin. It is mainly excreted in the urine.



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Indications

It is used therapeutically to prevent and treat ariboflavinosis generally along with other B complex vitamins.



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Routes of Administration and Dosage

Dose: 2-20 mg/day oral or parentral to prevent deficiency disorders.



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Contra Indications

It is a relatively safe drug and usually free from adverse effects.



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Precautions

Riboflavin is non-toxic. Hypersensitivity reactions may rarely occur on parenteral injection.



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Interactions

Interactions with other drugs are usually rare.



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Brand Names

LIPABOL, RIBOFLAVIN.



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Pharmacokinetics | Indications | Routes of Administration and Dosage | Contra Indications | Precautions | Interactions | Brand Names

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