Thiamine, another name for Vitamin B-1, is used to treat thiamine-deficiency (not enough thiamine in the body).
There may be other brand names for this medicine.
Good Neighbor Pharmacy Vitamin B1, Nature's Blend Vitamin B-1, Optimum Vitamin B-1, Rite Aid Vitamin B-1, Sundown Naturals B1
When This Medicine Should Not Be Used
You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to thiamine (Vitamin B-1).
How to Use This Medicine
Tablet, Capsule, Liquid
- Your doctor will tell you how much and when to take your medicine. Keep all medicine away from children.
- You may take your medicine with or without food.
- Measure your oral liquid medicine using a marked measuring spoon or medicine cup.
If a dose is missed:
- Take the missed dose as soon as possible.
- Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next dose.
- You should not use two doses at the same time.
- Missing a dose is generally not a cause for concern.
How to Store and Dispose of This Medicine
- Store the tablets at room temperature in a closed container. Keep away from heat, moisture, and direct light.
- Store the oral liquid at room temperature, away from heat and light. Do not freeze.
Drugs and Foods to Avoid
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
- Follow your doctor's orders if he or she has given you a special diet.
Warnings While Using This Medicine
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you become pregnant.
Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine
Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
- Itching or trouble breathing
- Swelling of face, lips or eyelids