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Vitamin B1 Injection - 100 mg/ml

Vitamin B1 Injection - 100 mg/ml

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Vitamin B1 Injection (Thiamine Hydrochloride Injection USP)

Vitamin B1 Injection (Thiamine Hydrochloride Injection USP) is primarily used to treat and prevent thiamine deficiency, which can lead to serious conditions such as beriberi and Wernicke's encephalopathy. Beriberi is characterized by symptoms like weakness, nerve degeneration, and cardiovascular issues, while Wernicke's encephalopathy, often associated with chronic alcohol abuse, can cause confusion, loss of muscle coordination, and eye movement abnormalities. This deficiency can also result in Korsakoff syndrome, which is marked by memory loss and confabulation.

The individuals who need Vitamin B1 injections the most include chronic alcoholics, as alcohol interferes with thiamine absorption and utilization. Patients with malabsorption syndromes, such as Crohn's disease or celiac disease, may also benefit from supplementation due to impaired nutrient absorption. People with inadequate diets, including the elderly, those on restrictive diets, or individuals with eating disorders, are at risk of deficiency and may require supplementation. Additionally, patients with increased metabolic demands from conditions like hyperthyroidism, prolonged fever, or strenuous physical activity, as well as those with severe illnesses such as cancer or severe infections, may have higher thiamine needs.

Vitamin B1 injections offer several benefits. They boost energy levels by converting carbohydrates into energy, helping to combat fatigue and weakness. Thiamine is essential for the proper functioning of the nervous system, preventing nerve damage and associated symptoms like numbness and tingling. Adequate thiamine levels are also necessary for cardiovascular health, as severe deficiency can lead to heart failure and other cardiovascular problems. Furthermore, thiamine plays a role in maintaining cognitive function and preventing neurological disorders. Overall, Vitamin B1 injections are beneficial for individuals at risk of or experiencing thiamine deficiency, helping to restore normal levels and prevent associated health issues.

Product Details and Usage Information

Description & Indications: Vitamin B1 (Thiamine Hydrochloride Injection USP) is a water-soluble vitamin essential for metabolizing carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. It is naturally found in foods such as wheat, fish, and meat. This injection is indicated for the prophylaxis and treatment of thiamine deficiency, including conditions like beriberi and Wernicke's encephalopathy. Thiamine deficiency can cause weakness, fatigue, psychosis, and nerve damage. In the United States, thiamine deficiency is most often seen in individuals who abuse alcohol, as alcohol interferes with the body's ability to absorb thiamine from foods. Severe thiamine deficiency can lead to brain damage, such as Korsakoff syndrome and Wernicke's disease.

Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDAs): The RDAs for essential nutrients, as established by the Food and Nutrition Board at the Institute of Medicine, meet the known nutrient needs of almost all healthy persons. Specific recommendations for each vitamin depend on age, gender, and other factors (such as pregnancy). Adults and pregnant or lactating women require higher levels of thiamine than young children.

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Contraindications, Supply, and Storage Information

Contraindications: Thiamine is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to Thiamine or any components of this preparation.

Supplied: Available in a 10 mL sterile multiple dose vial. Each mL contains:

  • Thiamine Hydrochloride USP 100 mg
  • Chlorobutanol NF (preservative) 5 mg
  • Monothioglycerol (Omega Std.) 5 mg
  • Water for Injection USP

Storage Recommendations: Protect from light. Store at temperatures between 15℃ and 30℃. Avoid freezing.

Reference: OMEGA

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