B-6 100mg 100caps
As a coenzyme, B6 participates in over sixty enzymatic reactions involved in the metabolism of amino acids(the building blocks of protein)and essential fatty acids.
As a coenzyme, B6 participates in over sixty enzymatic reactions involved in the metabolism of amino acids(the building blocks of protein)and essential fatty acids.In this regard,it is needed for the proper maintenance of all body structures and for almost all body functions. Vitamin B6 is also required for the synthesis of the neurotransmitters serotonin and norepinephrine and for myelin formation.In the body,the active form of vitamin B6 is pyridoxal-5-phosphate. The most frequently diagnosed and well-recognized symptoms of vitamin B6 deficiency occur in the skin and nervous system. Changes in the skin and mucous membranes include seborrheic dermatitis, particularly around the nose, eyes, eyebrows, mouth and behind the ears. Acne, cheilosis and stomatitis (characterized by tiny sores and cracks in and around the mouth) and glossitis (inflamed tongue) may also be observed. B6 deficiency is also associated with nervous system problems such as depression, confusion, dizziness, insomnia, irritability, nervousness, pins and needles in the hands and feet, and even brain wave abnormalities and convulsions. NOW® Vitamin B-6 is screened for potency and purity and offers a convenient one a day formula.
Adult Dosage: Take 1 capsule daily with a meal.
Risk Information: None.
Ingredients (each capsule contains):
Vitamin B-6 (as pyridoxine HCl)…………….……………….….100 mg
Rice Flour, Capsule (gelatin, water).