Vitamins

Vitamin B6

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Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine, Pyridoxal, Pyridoxamine

  • Preparations
  • Food Sources
  1. Meat
  2. Poultry
  3. Fish
  4. Bananas
  5. Bran
  6. Nuts
  7. Whole-grain bread
  8. Cereals
  9. Soybeans
  10. Vegetables
  • Causes
  • Vitamin B6 Deficiency
  1. Medication Causes of Vitamin B6 Deficiency
    1. Isoniazid (INH)
    2. Levodopa
  2. Signs of Vitamin B6 Deficiency
    1. Glossitis
    2. Peripheral Neuropathy
    3. Dementia
  • Efficacy
  • Potential benefit of Vitamin B6
  1. May lower Coronary Artery Disease risk
    1. Based on retrospective studies
    2. Higher B6 intake associated with lower Homocysteine
  2. References
    1. Rimm (1998) JAMA 279:359 [PubMed]