Vitex (Syrup) is a brand of the generic Vitamin B complex. It is manufactured by Ambee Pharmaceuticals Ltd..

100 ml bottle: ৳ 20.91
200 ml bottle: ৳ 38.18

Composition

Each Tablet/ Capsule contains:
  • Thiamine Hydrochloride 5 mg
  • Riboflavin 2 mg
  • Pyridoxine hydrochloride 2 mg
  • Nicotinamide 20 mg
Each 5 ml Syrup contains:
  • Thiamine Hydrochloride 5 mg
  • Riboflavin 2 mg
  • Pyridoxine hydrochloride 2 mg
  • Nicotinamide 20 mg
Each 2 ml Injection contains:
  • Thiamine Hydrochloride 50 mg
  • Riboflavin 4 mg
  • Pyridoxine hydrochloride 10 mg
  • Nicotinamide 100 mg
  • D-Panthenol 5 mg

Indications

Vitamin-B complex is indicated for prophylactic or therapeutic nutritional supplementation in physiologically stressful conditions. These include: Conditions causing depletion, or reduced absorption or bioavailability of essential B-vitamins manifested by glossitis, stomatitis, cheilosis, beriberi Vitamin-B complex is indicated for prophylactic or therapeutic nutritional supplementation in physiologically stressful conditions. These include: Conditions causing depletion, or reduced absorption or bioavailability of essential B-vitamins manifested by glossitis, stomatitis, cheilosis, beriberi

Therapeutic Class

Specific combined vitamin preparations

Pharmacology

Vitamin-B complex contains the most important members of the vitamin B group in pure form and in therapeutically balanced proportions. The members of the vitamin B group contained in Vitamin-B complex are components of enzyme systems that regulate various stages of carbohydrate, fat and protein metabolism, each of the components playing a specific biological role. Deficiency of B vitamin causes glossitis, stomatitis, cheilosis, polyneuritis, beriberi, pellagra and vascularisation of cornea.

Dosage & Administration

Tablet/ capsule: usual recommended dose is 1-2 tablet/capsule 3 times daily or as directed by the physician.

Syrup: 2-3 teaspoonful daily or as directed by the physician.

Injection: It is for intramuscular and intravenous administration. Usual recommended dose is 2 ml daily or as directed by the physician. In addition with Thiamine, Riboflavin, Nicotinamide, Pyridoxine; injectable dosage from contains D-Panthenol 5 mg.

Interaction

As little as 5 mg pyridoxine daily can decrease the efficacy of levodopa in the treatment of parkinsonism. Therefore, Vitamin-B complex is not recommended for patients undergoing such therapy

Contraindications

Vitamin-B complex is contraindicated in patients hypersensitive to any of its components.

Side Effects

Adverse reactions have been reported with specific vitamins and minerals, but generally at levels substantially higher than those in Vitamin-B complex. However, allergic and idiosyncratic reactions are possible at lower levels. Iron, even at the usual recommended level has been associated with gastrointestinal intolerance in some patients.

Pregnancy & Lactation

It is safe to use Vitamin-B complex in pregnancy and lactation.