KETOVITE TABLETS

Active substance: THIAMINE HYDROCHLORIDE

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Patient Information Leaflet

Ketovite Tablets
Multivitamin preparation

Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start taking this medicine. It
contains important information for you.
• Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
• If you have any further questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
• This medicine has been prescribed for you. Do not pass it on to others. It

may harm them, even if their symptoms are the same as yours.
• There are usually no undesirable effects after taking Ketovite Tablets.
If you do notice any unexpected effects, stop taking the tablets and tell
your doctor or pharmacist.
In this leaflet:
1. What Ketovite Tablets are, and what they are used for
2. Before you take Ketovite Tablets
3. How to take Ketovite Tablets
4. Possible side effects

5. How to store Ketovite Tablets
6. Further information
1. WHAT KETOVITE TABLETS ARE, AND WHAT THEY ARE USED FOR
Ketovite Tablets are a therapeutic vitamin supplement for the prevention
of vitamin deficiency. It is used in conditions such as:
• galactosaemia (a disorder of milk sugar digestion)
• disaccharide intolerance (a reaction to sugars such as sucrose, lactose
and maltose)
• phenylketonuria (an inability to digest one of the essential amino acids)

Marketing authorisation holder and manufacturer
The Marketing Authorisation for Ketovite Tablets is held by
Essential Pharmaceuticals Ltd, 7 Egham Business Village, Crabtree
Road, Egham, Surrey, TW20 8RB, UK.
The tablets are manufactured by Dales Pharmaceuticals Ltd,
Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 2RW, UK.
This leaflet was last approved in May 2012.

• in other disorders of starch, sugar or amino acid metabolism
• in patients who are on restricted, specialised or synthetic diets
Ketovite Tablets are a multivitamin preparation, intended for use at the
same time as Ketovite Liquid.
2. BEFORE YOU TAKE KETOVITE TABLETS
Do not take Ketovite Tablets if you
• are allergic (hypersensitive) to any of the ingredients of the tablets
(see list in section 6 ‘Further information’)

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Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently
taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a
prescription.
• In particular, if you are being treated for Parkinson’s disease with
medicines containing levodopa, make sure your doctor knows of
this, as one of the vitamins in Ketovite Tablets may reduce the activity
of levodopa.

POM

KETOVITE
TABLETS
Vitamin supplement
SUGAR FREE

To obtain
complete vitamin
supplement use with
Ketovite Liquid

FOR USE IN RESTRICTED OR THERAPEUTIC DIETS

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FOR USE IN RESTRICTED OR THERAPEUTIC DIETS

100
tablets

DOSAGE: Tablets to be taken
orally and as directed by a
medical practitioner. Do not
exceed the stated dose.
Store at 2-8°C.
Keep out of the reach and
sight of children.
Essential Pharmaceuticals Ltd,
Egham, Surrey,
TW20 8RB, UK.
PL41094/0001

To obtain
complete vitamin
supplement use with
Ketovite Liquid

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pyridoxine hydrochloride (0.33mg), nicotinamide (3.3mg), calcium
pantothenate (1.16mg), ascorbic acid (16.6mg), acetomenaphthone
(0.5mg), alpha tocopheryl acetate (5mg), inositol (50mg), biotin (0.17mg),
and folic acid (0.25mg).
The other ingredients are magnesium carbonate, magnesium stearate,
magnesium trisilicate, stearic acid, methylcellulose and silicon dioxide.
What Ketovite Tablets look like and contents of the pack
Ketovite Tablets are small yellow tablets without markings. Ketovite Tablet
packs contain 100 tablets.

100
tablets

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pack after Use By. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household
waste.
Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required.
These measures will help to protect the environment.
6. FURTHER INFORMATION
What Ketovite Tablets contain
The active ingredients are thiamine hydrochloride (1mg), riboflavin (1mg),

SUGAR FREE

DOSAGE: Tablets to be taken
orally and as directed by a
medical practitioner. Do not
exceed the stated dose.
Store at 2-8°C.
Keep out of the reach and
sight of children.
Essential Pharmaceuticals Ltd,
Egham, Surrey,
TW20 8RB, UK.
PL41094/0001

Each tablet contains:
Thiamine Hydrochloride
1.0mg, Riboflavin 1.0mg,
Pyridoxine Hydrochloride
0.33mg, Nicotinamide
3.3mg, Calcium Pantothenate
1.16mg, Ascorbic Acid
16.6mg, Alpha Tocopheryl
acetate 5.0mg, Inositol
50.0mg, Biotin 0.17mg,
Folic Acid 0.25mg,
Acetomenaphthone 0.5mg.

4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
There are usually no undesirable effects after taking Ketovite Tablets. If
you do find any unexpected effects, stop taking the tablets and tell your
doctor or pharmacist.
5. HOW TO STORE KETOVITE TABLETS
Keep Ketovite Tablets in a refrigerator at 2-8°C.
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not use Ketovite Tablets after the expiry date which is stated on the

Each tablet contains:
Thiamine Hydrochloride
1.0mg, Riboflavin 1.0mg,
Pyridoxine Hydrochloride
0.33mg, Nicotinamide
3.3mg, Calcium Pantothenate
1.16mg, Ascorbic Acid
16.6mg, Alpha Tocopheryl
acetate 5.0mg, Inositol
50.0mg, Biotin 0.17mg,
Folic Acid 0.25mg,
Acetomenaphthone 0.5mg.

If you take more Ketovite Tablets than you should
Ask the advice of your doctor or pharmacist.
If you forget to take Ketovite Tablets
Take your tablet as soon as you remember, but if this is within an hour or
so of your next dose being due then leave out the forgotten dose and
take your next dose at the right time. Do not take a double dose to make
up for a forgotten tablet.
If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your
doctor or pharmacist.

KETOVITE
TABLETS
Vitamin supplement

Pregnancy and breast-feeding
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, do not exceed the recommended
dose unless your doctor has specifically told you to do so.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicine.
3. HOW TO TAKE KETOVITE TABLETS
Dosage
Always take Ketovite Tablets exactly as your doctor has told you to.
You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
The usual dose is one tablet three times a day.

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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