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Vitamine B6

Were you looking for information about Vitamin B6? Vitamine b6 is a common misspelling of vitamin B6.
Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) is a water-soluble compound that is essential for the formation of hemoglobin, an important part of red blood cells. It also has antioxidant properties and helps enzymes to work properly. Although it is effective for treating vitamin B6 deficiencies, there is not enough evidence to suggest that it works for most other claimed uses. Although most people can take this vitamin supplement safely, you should talk to your healthcare provider before taking it if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
(Click Vitamin B6 for more information on how vitamin B6 works, to find out what the supplement is used for, and to learn about possible side effects that may occur. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on vitamin B6.)
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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