Nestrex Side Effects
Generic Name: pyridoxine
Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug pyridoxine. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name Nestrex.
It is possible that some side effects of Nestrex may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.
For the Consumer
Applies to pyridoxine: capsule, injectable, solution, tablet, tablet enteric coated, tablet extended release
Along with its needed effects, pyridoxine (the active ingredient contained in Nestrex) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur while taking pyridoxine:With large doses
- numbness of hands or feet
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to pyridoxine: compounding powder, injectable solution, oral tablet
The profound sensory loss following treatment with high doses of parenteral pyridoxine (the active ingredient contained in Nestrex) may not be reversible.
Nervous system side effects have included sensory neuropathy with axonal degeneration. The adverse neurologic side effects have been reported following a single large dose (10 g) administered intravenously. It may rarely occur following chronic administration of lower doses. Peripheral sensory neuropathy has also been reported.
Hypersensitivity side effects have been reported rarely.
Dermatologic side effects have included allergic contact dermatitis. Photosensitivity has been confirmed in a female patient taking pyridoxine (the active ingredient contained in Nestrex) 100 mg orally daily.