Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) is a Medicine belongs to Nutritional agent and vitamin group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book : Martindale    Page : 2105   Edition : 38      Page :   Edition :   

  ►   Brandname : Hepa-Merz, Livosil-B, Neurotrat, Pilfood, Quit Life, Aglozyme; Altrazyme, A to Z, Becosule , Wellwoman tablet, Polybion, Zincovit
  ►  Strength : Tablet with .  Capsule with .  Oral solution with .  Injection with

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Martindale    Page : 2105   Edition : 38  
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : Oral, IV, IM
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2104   Edition : 38  

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓

Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info
1 Riboflavin deficiency Oral Up to 30 mg Tablet/Capsule Daily in divided doses.
2 Prophylaxis Oral 1 mg or 2 mg Tablet/Capsule

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 2104   Edition : 38  



Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  
1 Vitamin B deficiency 1 Month 1 Year Oral 2 mg Tablet t.i.d.
2 Vitamin B deficiency 1 Year 12 Year Oral 4 mg Tablet t.i.d.
3 Vitamin B deficiency 12 Year 18 Year Oral 4 6 mg Tablet t.i.d.
4 Metabolic disorders Up to 1 Month Oral 50 mg Tablet o.d/b.d
5 Metabolic disorders 1 Month 18 Year Oral 50 100 mg Tablet o.d/b.d

Ref :- Book : Martindale    Page : 2105   Edition : 38   Martindale    Page : 2105   Edition : 35  
►  Side Effect : Bright yellow discoloration of the urine
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2105   Edition : 38.  

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) is with NA

  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  N.F.R.B
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►  Contraindication :
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  ►  Mechanism of Action :   Riboflavin, a water-soluble vitamin, is essential for the utilisation of energy from food. The active, phosphorylated forms, flavine mononucleotide (FMN) and flavine adenine dinucleotide (FAD), are involved as coenzymes in oxidative/reductive metabolic reactions. Riboflavin is also necessary for the functioning of pyridoxine and nicotinic acid.
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2104   Edition : 38.  

Pathway of DIETARY Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- Egg with same compoundAnother pathway.   Milk with same compound.   Egg with same compoundAnother pathway.   Liver with same compound.   Liver with same compound.   Wheat with same compound.   Meat with same compound.   Milk & milk products with same pathway.  

  ►  Pathway with its reference as follows :-
  • Nutritional Supplement --- (Gopalan, C. (2012). Nutritive value of Indian foods. National Institute of Nutrition ,ICMR.: Hyderabad 500007,INDIA )
  • Nutritional Supplement --- (Gopalan, C. (2012). Nutritive value of Indian foods. National Institute of Nutrition ,ICMR.: Hyderabad 500007,INDIA. )
  • Nutritional Supplement --- (Gopalan, C. (2012). Nutritive value of Indian foods. National Institute of Nutrition ,ICMR.: Hyderabad 500007,INDIA )

  •   ►  URL --
  • https://books.google.co.in/books/about/Nutritive_Value_of_Indian_Foods.html?id=biFBAAAAYAAJ .
  • http://icmr.nic.in/final/rda-2010.pdf .

  • DIETARY Substance Interactions


    ​   ► This Medicine interact with :- NA



    ContraIndication DIETARY Substance


    ​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- NA

    ►   Route of Elimination :   Renal
    Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2105   Edition : 38.  

    ►    Plasma Half-life :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA

    ►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA