Vitamin B

(Berocca®, Vigranon-B®, Vitamin b preparations)

Available as tablets or capsules.
Tablets, capsules
Available as soluble tablets?
Yes
Available as a liquid?
Yes- Vigranon-B Syrup (not available on FP10)
Available as something for placing under your tongue?
Yes
Available as something for placing on your gum?
-
Available as granules?
-
Available as a patch for putting on your skin?
-
Available as an injection?
-
Available as nasal/oral spray?
-
Safe or appropriate to crush
Licensed alternative formulations available and therefore crushing is not recommended. Crushing or dispersing should always be used as a last resort but current text books and resources suggest that it is likely to be safe. Clinicians should be aware that this an unlicensed use of the medication.
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Generic name
Vitamin b preparations
Usual formulation brand names
Berocca®, Vigranon-B®
Is tablet/capsule specially coated?
No
Modified release
No
Film coated
Yes
Enteric coated
No
Sugar coated
No
Soluble tablet strength
-
Sublingual/buccal formulation strength
No
Granule strength
-
Transdermal patch strength
-
Injection strength
-
Nasal/oral spray Strength
-
Available as a licensed liquid or special?
Yes
Are specials or imports available?
No
Liquid strengths
Each 5ml contains: Thiamine Hydrochloride 5mg, Riboflavin Sodium Phosphate 2.74mg, Nicotinamide 20mg, Pyridoxine Hydrochloride 2mg, Dexpanthenol 3mg
Is the liquid medicine sugar free?
Yes
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
No
Advice on administration via enteral tube
No information available.
Notes
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