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D-Panthenol is used for the treatment of neuralgia, Pantothenic acid deficiency, acne, tongue infections, insomnia, irritability, muscular dystrophy, carpal tunnel syndrome, depression, chronic fatigue syndrome, congenital hyperthyroidism, ADHA and celiac disease.

Pharmacodynamics

D-Panthenol is a synthetic form and precursor of Coenzyme A. The cofactor is vital for transfer of acetyl groups. D-Panthenol is important for cholesterol biosynthesis, steroid hormone biosynthesis, porphyrins, carbohydrate and fatty acid metabolism.

Pharmacokinetics

After oral administration, D-Panthenol is rapidly absorbed in the GIT. D-Panthenol is well distributed in all tissues. About 70% of the administered drug is excreted via the urine.

D-Panthenol Indications / D-Panthenol Uses

No information available

D-Panthenol Adverse Reactions / D-Panthenol Side Effects

D-Panthenol can cause mild skin rashes and diarrhoea in certain individuals.

Precautions

D-Panthenol can cause serious allergic reactions in certain individuals.

Special Precautions

No information available

Other Drug Interactions

No information available

Other Interactions

D-Panthenol may interact with biotin and cause life-threatening or fatal eosinophilic pleuropericarditis.

Dosage

As dietary dose (recommended ranges)
In lactating mothers, consider oral administration of 7 mg/kg
In pregnant women, consider oral administration of 6 mg/day
For adults and children over 14 years of age, consider oral administration of 5 mg/day.

For children 9 to 13 years of age, consider oral administration of 4 mg/day.

For children 4 to 8 years of age, consider oral administration of 3 mg/day

For children 1 to 3 years of age, consider oral administration of 2 mg/day

For children 7 to 12 months of age, consider oral administration of 1.8 mg/day

For neonates and children up to six months of age, consider oral administration of 1.7 mg/day

For the Pantothenic acid deficiency (Adults):
Consider oral administration of 1-2 tablets/day

Food(before/after)

Should be taken with a meal

List of Contraindications

D-Panthenol and Pregnancy

USFDA pregnancy category A. D-Panthenol may not cause harm to an unborn foetus. Before D-Panthenol treatment, the patient should discuss with the physician, if they are planning for a pregnancy.

D-Panthenol and Lactation

D-Panthenol can pass through the breast milk. Breastfeeding mothers should consult a physician before taking D-Panthenol.

D-Panthenol and Children

The dosage and duration should be as prescribed by a pediatrician

D-Panthenol and Geriatic

No information available

D-Panthenol and Other Contraindications

No information available

Storage

Store in room temperature. Protect away from direct heat, light, and moisture.

Lab interference

Store in room temperature. Protect away from direct heat, light, and moisture.

D-Panthenol brands in India:

B-Plex Haff-C-Plex

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