Betex Uses

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Betex indications

An indication is a term used for the list of condition or symptom or illness for which the medicine is prescribed or used by the patient. For example, acetaminophen or paracetamol is used for fever by the patient, or the doctor prescribes it for a headache or body pains. Now fever, headache and body pains are the indications of paracetamol. A patient should be aware of the indications of medications used for common conditions because they can be taken over the counter in the pharmacy meaning without prescription by the Physician.
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Mono- & polyneuropathies eg diabetic, alcoholic or toxic neuropathies. Neuritis & neuralgia esp cervical syndrome, shoulder-arm syndrome, lumbago, sciatica, root irritation due to degenerative changes of the vertebral column, herpes zoster. Follow-up treatment of trigeminal neuralgia; supportive treatment in facial paresis. Deficiency or raised requirement of vit B1, B6

Betex description

Each tablet contains Thiamine (Betex) hydrochloride (B1) 100 mg, Pyridoxine (Betex) hydrochloride (B6) 200 mg and Cyanocobalamin (Betex) (B12) 200 mcg.

Each ampoule contains Thiamine (Betex) hydrochloride (B1) 100 mg, Pyridoxine (Betex) hydrochloride (B6) 100 mg and Cyanocobalamin (Betex) (B12) 1000 mcg.

Betex dosage

Tablet: Usual recommended daily dosage is 1 tab 3 times a day or as per doctor's advise.

For treatment during pregnancy, 1 tab daily is recommended.

Injection: In severe cases, 1 amp a day by IM injection, at best by slow intragluteal, until the disappearance of the acute symptoms. In milder cases and for follow-up treatment, 1 amp 2-3 times weekly. Because the possibility of sensitization against vitamin B1, IV injection of Betex should be made cautiously and slowly, preferably in the form of infusion.

Betex interactions

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Interactions for Vitamin B1 (Betex)

Loop Diuretics,

Oral Contraceptives, Stavudine, Tricyclic Antidepressants

Betex side effects

Generalized: Anaphylactic shock and death have been reported with administration of parenteral vitamin B12.

Cardiovascular: Pulmonary edema and congestive heart failure early in treatment; peripheral vascular thrombosis.

Hematological: Polycythemia vera

Gastrointestinal: Mild transient diarrhea

Dermatological: Itching; transitory exanthema

Miscellaneous: Feeling of swelling of entire body

Betex contraindications

Contraindications for Vitamin B1 (Betex)

Hypersensitivity to vitamin B1 or any component of a product containing vitamin B1.

Active ingredient matches for Betex:

Cyanocobalamin/Pyridoxine/thiamine in Thailand.

Vit B1/vit B12/vit B6 in Myanmar.

Cyanocobalamin/Pyridoxine/pyridoxine HCl/Thiamine/Thiamine HCl in Thailand.


Unit description / dosage (Manufacturer)Price, USD
Betex 25 Blister x 10 Tablet
Betex 25 x 10's
Betex tab 25 x 10's (Favorex)

List of Betex substitutes (brand and generic names):

Biovid Forte FC tab 100's (Hovid)$ 16.82
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Tablet; Oral; Vitamin B1; Vitamin B12; Vitamin B6 (Bayer consumer)
Genavit 2 mL x 10's (General Drugs House)
Genavit 2 mL x 100's (General Drugs House)
Genavit inj 2 mL x 10 x 1's (General Drugs House)
Genavit inj 2 mL x 100 x 1's (General Drugs House)
Hemavit cap 100's (Lloyd)
Lumbaron tab 100's (Drugmaker's Lab)

References

  1. DailyMed. "ASCORBIC ACID; BIOTIN; CHOLECALCIFEROL; CYANOCOBALAMIN; DEXPANTHENOL; FOLIC ACID; NIACINAMIDE; PYRIDOXINE; RIBOFLAVIN; THIAMINE; TOCOPHEROL ACETATE; VITAMIN A; VITAMIN K: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailyme... (accessed September 17, 2018).
  2. PubChem. "thiamine". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/com... (accessed September 17, 2018).
  3. PubChem. "pyridoxine". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/com... (accessed September 17, 2018).

Reviews

The results of a survey conducted on ndrugs.com for Betex are given in detail below. The results of the survey conducted are based on the impressions and views of the website users and consumers taking Betex. We implore you to kindly base your medical condition or therapeutic choices on the result or test conducted by a physician or licensed medical practitioners.

User reports

5 consumers reported useful

Was the Betex drug useful in terms of decreasing the symptom or the disease?
According to the reports released by ndrugs.com website users, the below mentioned percentages of users say the drug is useful / not useful to them in decreasing their symptoms/disease. The usefulness of the drug depends on many factors, like severity of the disease, perception of symptom, or disease by the patient, brand name used [matters only to a certain extent], other associated conditions of the patient. If the drug is not effective or useful in your case, you need to meet the doctor to get re-evaluated about your symptoms/disease, and he will prescribe an alternative drug.
Users%
Useful5
100.0%


3 consumers reported price estimates

Was the price you paid to purchase the drug reasonable? Did you feel it was expensive?
The below mentioned numbers have been reported by ndrugs.com website users about whether the Betex drug is expensive or inexpensive. There is a mixed opinion among users. The rating about the cost of the drug depends on factors like which brand drug the patient purchased, how effective it was for the price paid, the country or place the drug is marketed, and the economic condition of the patient. The users who feel the drug is expensive can look for an alternative brand drug or a generic drug to save the cost.
Users%
Not expensive2
66.7%
Expensive1
33.3%


13 consumers reported time for results

To what extent do I have to use Betex before I begin to see changes in my health conditions?
As part of the reports released by ndrugs.com website users, it takes 1 month and a few days before you notice an improvement in your health conditions.
Please note, it doesn't mean you will start to notice such health improvement in the same time frame as other users. There are many factors to consider, and we implore you to visit your doctor to know how long before you can see improvements in your health while taking Betex. To get the time effectiveness of using Betex drug by other patients, please click here.
Users%
1 month3
23.1%
1 day2
15.4%
5 days2
15.4%
1 week2
15.4%
3 month1
7.7%
> 3 month1
7.7%
2 weeks1
7.7%
3 days1
7.7%


34 consumers reported age

Users%
30-4514
41.2%
16-299
26.5%
46-608
23.5%
> 602
5.9%
6-151
2.9%


Consumer reviews

Abid Abbas 14 Aug 2020 12:55
I have taken one tablet per day at lunch time but on 2nd day in night I felt stomach pain, a very thin line of blood from mouth mixed and swelling on my lips. I immediately stopped its use and now the bottle of 120 (118 left) tablets are waste for me so what to do now? Is it will be safe to take half tablet in day or should not take any risk?


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