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B-Long 100 mg Tablet SR

Manufactured byTorrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
ContainsPyridoxine
Description

B-Long 100 mg Tablet SR is a naturally occurring form of vitamin B6. It is necessary for maintaining important functions in the body such as glucose and amino acid metabolism, production of RBCs, proper functioning of the nervous system, etc. It is used for the treatment and prevention of vitamin B6 deficiency (both drug-induced and dietary). It is also used for the treatment of anemia in adults and for vitamin B6-dependent seizures in children.

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for B-Long 100 mg Tablet SR

  • Clumsiness
  • Numbness of hands or feet
  • Unsteady walk
  • Sleepiness

Uses of B-Long 100 mg Tablet SR

What is it prescribed for?

  • Drug induced Pyridoxine deficiency
  • Dietary Deficiency
  • Anemia
  • Pregnancy Induced Nausea and Vomiting
  • Pyridoxine-dependent seizures
  • Premenstrual syndrome
  • Suppression of Lactation
  • Inflammatory skin conditions
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any adverse effects.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to pyridoxine or any other ingredients present along with it.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any adverse effects.
General warnings

Neuropathy

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of neuropathy due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. This risk is especially high in patients taking high doses of this medicine for a prolonged period of time. Report any unusual symptoms or worsening of the condition to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Other medicines

B-Long 100 mg Tablet SR is known to interact with a large number of medicines. It is advised that you report the use of all your current medicines including herbs and supplements to the doctor before beginning treatment with this medicine.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Levodopa

Phenobarbital

Isoniazid

Hydralazine

Phenytoin

Altretamine

Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine with or without food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine is essential for maintaining various important functions in the body including but not limited to glucose and amino acid metabolism, production of RBCs, proper functioning of the nervous system, etc. Lack of pyridoxine may result in impairment of the immune function, nervous system disorders, fatigue, numbness etc.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Vitamins

Schedule

OTC

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