Vitamin B-Complex Injection is intended for intramuscular or slow intravenous injection and includes multiple vitamins belonging to the vitamin B complex group.
This complex is indicated for disorders requiring vitamin administration via non-gastrointestinal routes, for example pre- and post-operative treatment, fever, severe burns, pregnancy, gastrointestinal disorders interfering with vitamin absorption, prolonged or wasting diseases, alcoholism, and others.
Contraindications primarily include sensitivities to any ingredient listed.
Parenteral administration of thiamine may lead to anaphylactogenesis and should be done with caution. If patient sensitivities are unknown or suspected, administer an intradermal test dose prior to administration of the full dose.
Side effects may include mild diarrhea, polycythemia vera, peripheral vascular thrombosis, itching exanthema, feelings of body swelling, anaphylactic shock, and possible death. This list may not include specific patient sensitivities to various ingredients.
If a negative reaction occurs, discontinue use. Pain may be associated with intramuscular injection.
Dosage typically entails 0.25 to 2 mL by intramuscular or slow intravenous injection. High concentrations given intravenously may be diluted with infusion solutions.
Any injectable drug products should be inspected visually for particulate matter and discoloration before administration.