Pyridoxal 5-phosphate 620 views0 applications

Australian approved name (AAN): Pyridoxal 5-phosphate

Common names and synonyms:
Pyridoxal 5-monophosphoric acid ester
Pyridoxal 5-phosphate anhydrous
Vitamin B6 phosphate
Vitamin B6

Molecular Formula: C8H10NO6P

Molecular weight: 247.14

Conversions (% pyridoxine): 68.45

RDI for Vitamin B6 as per NHMRC:
Infants – 0-6 months – 0.1mg/day
Infants – 7-12 months – 0.3mg/day
Children – 1-3 years – 0.5mg/day
Children – 4-8 years – 0.6mg/day
Children – 9-13 years – 1.0mg/day
Boys – 14-18 years – 1.3mg/day
Girls – 14–18 years – 1.2mg/day
Adults – 19 – 50 years – 1.3mg/day
Men – 51-70+ years – 1.7mg/day
Women – 51-70+ years – 1.5mg/day
Pregnancy – 1.9mg/day
Lactation – 2.0mg/day

Maximum daily dose: 200mg of pyridoxine. 

Mandatory component: Pyridoxine

Warnings and restrictions: If the medicine contains more than 50mg and no more than 200mg of pyridoxine per maximum recommended daily dose the medicine requires the following warning statement on the medicine label:
VITB6SX – WARNING – Stop taking this medication if you experience tingling, burning or numbness and see your healthcare practitioner as soon as possible [Contains vitamin B6].

When used as an active ingredient and the route of administration is oral or sublingual, the medicine requires the following warning statement on the medicine label:
VIT – Vitamins can only be of assistance if the dietary vitamin intake is inadequate. or Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet

Allowable purpose of the ingredient: Active. Excipient

TGA reference: Merk Index

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