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Vitamin B 6 Deficiency (Pyridoxine Deficiency) Summary

Description: A nutritional condition produced by a deficiency of VITAMIN B 6 in the diet, characterized by dermatitis, glossitis, cheilosis, and stomatitis. Marked deficiency causes irritability, weakness, depression, dizziness, peripheral neuropathy, and seizures. In infants and children typical manifestations are diarrhea, anemia, and seizures. Deficiency can be caused by certain medications, such as isoniazid.

Also Known As: Pyridoxine Deficiency; Vitamin B6 Deficiency; Deficiency, Pyridoxine; Deficiency, Vitamin B 6; Deficiency, Vitamin B6 Show All >>

Networked: 506 relevant articles (14 outcomes, 37 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Vitamin B 6 Deficiency

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Vitamin B 6 : 5 outcomes 7 studies in 55 results : IBA
  2. Pyridoxine (Pyridoxin) : 2 outcomes 7 studies in 54 results : FDA 27 Generic
  3. xanthurenic acid : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 18 results : IBA
  4. Glucose (Dextrose) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 9 results : FDA 175 Generic
  5. Enzymes : 2 outcomes in 14 results : IBA
  6. Tryptophan (L-Tryptophan) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 49 results : FDA 30
  7. Methionine (L-Methionine) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 24 results : FDA 30
  8. Vitamins : 1 outcome 2 studies in 26 results : IBA
  9. Folic Acid (Vitamin M) : 1 outcome 1 study in 18 results : FDA 50 Generic
  10. Iron : 1 outcome 1 study in 14 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Vitamin B 6 Deficiency

  1. Anemia
  2. Chronic Kidney Failure (Chronic Renal Failure)
  3. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  4. Hyperhomocysteinemia
  5. Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
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Key Therapies for Vitamin B 6 Deficiency

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  1. Contraception (Birth Control) : 1 study in 1 result
  2. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis) : 6 results
  3. Homologous Transplantation (Allograft) : 3 results
  4. Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD) : 3 results
  5. Peritoneal Dialysis : 3 results
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