Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6)

Last Updated: January 11, 2024

Vitamin B6 is one of the B-vitamins, used in producing a necessary coenzyme in the body. While essential and with many small benefits, there appear to be no highly effective unique reasons to use this supplement.

Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6) is most often used for

What are other names for Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6)?
Note that Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6) is also known as:
  • pyridoxamine
  • pyridoxal
  • pyridoxal phosphate
  • pyridoxal-5'-phosphate
  • PLP
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Examine Database References
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  2. PMS Symptoms - Masoumi SZ, Ataollahi M, Oshvandi KEffect of Combined Use of Calcium and Vitamin B6 on Premenstrual Syndrome Symptoms: a Randomized Clinical TrialJ Caring Sci.(2016 Mar 1)
  3. Hand-Foot Syndrome Symptoms - Corrie PG, Bulusu R, Wilson CB, Armstrong G, Bond S, Hardy R, Lao-Sirieix S, Parashar D, Ahmad A, Daniel F, Hill M, Wilson G, Blesing C, Moody AM, McAdam K, Osborne MA randomised study evaluating the use of pyridoxine to avoid capecitabine dose modificationsBr J Cancer.(2012 Aug 7)
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  5. Breast Tenderness - Shobeiri F, Oshvandi K, Nazari MClinical effectiveness of vitamin E and vitamin B6 for improving pain severity in cyclic mastalgiaIran J Nurs Midwifery Res.(2015 Nov-Dec)
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  15. Prolactin - C Moretti, A Fabbri, L Gnessi, V Bonifacio, F Fraioli, A IsidoriPyridoxine (B6) suppresses the rise in prolactin and increases the rise in growth hormone induced by exerciseN Engl J Med.(1982 Aug 12)
  16. Dream Salience - Ebben M, Lequerica A, Spielman AEffects of pyridoxine on dreaming: a preliminary studyPercept Mot Skills.(2002 Feb)