Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) Disease Interactions
There is 1 disease interaction with Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine):
Vitamin B complex (applies to Vitamin B6) malabsorption
Moderate Potential Hazard, High plausibility. Applicable conditions: Alcoholism, Malabsorption Syndrome, Cirrhosis
The B vitamins are readily absorbed in the GI tract following oral administration. However, GI absorption may be decreased in patients with malabsorption syndromes and other conditions. For example, the absorption of thiamine and pyridoxine may commonly be decreased in alcoholics and in patients with cirrhosis. Likewise, riboflavin absorption may be impaired in patients with hepatitis, cirrhosis, or biliary obstruction. When malabsorption of these vitamins is suspected, parenteral administration may be appropriate.
- "Product Information. Vitamin B1 (thiamine)." Dixon-Shane Inc, Philadelphia, PA.
- "Product Information. Quinine (riboflavin)." Watson/Rugby Laboratories Inc, Norcross, GA.
- "Product Information. Nestrex (pyridoxine)." Fielding Company, Maryland Heights, MO.
Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) drug interactions
There are 13 drug interactions with Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine)
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Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
|No interaction information available.|
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