What are the side effects of vitamin B6?

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Goldina Erowele
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Some of the side effects of Vitamin B6 that have been reported in some patients includes
  1. Central nervous system: Somnolence
  2. Dermatologic: Itching
  3. Gastrointestinal: Bloating, constipation, diarrhea, flatulence, nausea, vomiting
  4. Hematologic: Peripheral vascular thrombosis, polycythemia vera
  5. Neuromuscular and skeletal: Paresthesia
  6. Miscellaneous: Allergic reaction
Severe iron toxicity may occur in overdose, particularly when ingested by children; iron is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children; store out of children's reach and in child-resistant containers. Adult preparations may contain amounts of iron which should not be used in children.

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Reference:

http://www.uptodate.com/contents/vitamin-b-complex-drug-information?source=search_result&search=vitamin+b+6&selectedTitle=1%7E150#F234522

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