Thiamine hydrochloride 1346 views0 applications

Australian approved name: Thiamine hydrochloride

Common names and synonyms:
Vitamin B1;
3-[(4-Amino-2-methylpyrimidin-5-yl)methyl]-5-(2-hydroxyethyl)-4-methyl-1,3-thiazol-3-ium chloride hydrochloride.

Molecular formula: C12H18Cl2N4OS

Molecular weight: 337.27

Conversion (% Thiamine): 78.68

RDI for thiamine as per NHMRC:
Infants – 0-6 months – 0.2mg/day (AI)
Infants – 7-12 months – 0.3mg/day (AI)
Children – 1-3 years – 0.5mg/day
Children – 4-8 years  – 0.6mg/day
Children – 9-13 years – 0.9mg/day
Boys – 14-18 years – 1.2mg/day
Girls – 14-18 years – 1.1mg/day
Men – 1.2mg/day
Women – 1.1mg/day
Pregnancy & Lactation – 1.4mg/day

Warnings and restrictions:  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: British Pharmacopoeia

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