Generic ( Riboflavin )

Typical use Of Riboflavin :Arabinoflavinosis, Vitamin Deficiency.
Mechanism of action of Riboflavin :Binds To Riboflavin Hydrogenase, Riboflavin Kinase, And Riboflavin Synthase. Riboflavin Is The Precursor Of Flavin Mononucleotide (FMN, Riboflavin Monophosphate) And Flavin Adenine Dinucleotide (FAD). The Antioxidant Activity Of Riboflavin Is Principally Derived From Its Role As A Precursor Of FAD And The Role Of This Cofactor In The Production Of The Antioxidant Reduced Glutathione. Reduced Glutathione Is The Cofactor Of The Selenium-containing Glutathione Peroxidases Among Other Things. The Glutathione Peroxidases Are Major Antioxidant Enzymes. Reduced Glutathione Is Generated By The FAD-containing Enzyme Glutathione Reductase.
Drug Interaction of Riboflavin :Arabinoflavinosis, Vitamin Deficiency.
Side effects of Riboflavin :Discoloration Of Urine, Swelling Of Face, Difficulty Breathing, Swelling Of Lips And Tongue.


How Riboflavin will impact on Pregnancy ?

There Is Sufficient Evidence To Suggest That There Is No Risk To The Fetus In The First Trimester (12 Weeks) Of Pregnancy And There Is No Evidence Of Risk In Later Trimesters. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Riboflavin will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Safer: Drug Has Been Studied In Few Breastfeeding Women And The Evidence Shows That There Is No Increase In Side Effects In The Infants, Or The Possibility Of Harm To The Breastfed Infants Is Expected To Be Rare. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Riboflavin

No Studies Found