Riboflavin ampoule

Riboflavin - vitamin B2.

Pharmacological action

Vitamin B2 is produced in a healthy human intestinal microflora, it is important to carry out vital redox processes, carbohydrate, protein and fat metabolism.

By the beneficial properties of Riboflavin is also the fact that it contributes to the production of hemoglobin, serotonin neurotransmitters, corticosteroids, red blood cells, support the normal visual function, gives the nails, hair and skin healthy. Without vitamin B2 not absorb vitamin K, folic acid, vitamin B6 and iron.

Riboflavin daily rate for an adult - 1, 5-2, 0 mg; children 1-10 liters. - 0, 5-1, 2 mg; children 11-17 liters. - 1, 2-2, 0 mg.

About the lack of vitamin evidenced by the appearance of ulcers on the skin and mucous membranes, cracks in the corners of the mouth, acne, muscle weakness, cataracts and blurred vision, particularly at night, and fatigue.

Natural sources of vitamin B2 are: dairy products, cabbage, spinach, eggs, liver, fish, meat, carrots, lettuce.

Product form

Riboflavin release tablets and as a solution for injection.

Indications Riboflavin

The drug is prescribed with a deficit of vitamin B2 and increased demand for the substance in these states:

  • day-blindness (night blindness);
  • conjunctivitis;
  • photophobia;
  • blepharitis;
  • vascularization of the cornea;
  • malabsorption;
  • pregnancy and lactation;
  • poor diet;
  • anemia;
  • burns;
  • state after gastrectomy (surgery to remove the stomach, or a portion thereof);
  • dermatosis;
  • glossitis;
  • dysbiosis and intestinal problems;
  • malignancies;
  • stress;
  • hyperthyroidism.

Reducing properties Riboflavin is used for liver and gastrointestinal tract - it is prescribed for liver cirrhosis, obstructive jaundice, neonatal hyperbilirubinemia, Crohn's disease, malabsorption.

 Riboflavin 100 mg

Riboflavin Guide: how to use

The standard daily dose of riboflavin tablets for adults - 5.10 mg. If the disease is difficult, it can be administered to a patient of 15-30 mg in three divided doses.

Babies can be given 2-5 mg once a day. Take vitamin B2 tablets one and a half months.

The dosage of riboflavin solution for intramuscular injection: adults for 10-15 days with 1 ml of 1 times per day; children - 1 ml per day for 3-5 days. After this time inject the drug 2-3 times a week. The instructions Riboflavin stated that for the full course of injections necessary to make 15-20.

With eye diseases within 10-15 days the patient prick 0, 2-0, 5 ml of 1% Riboflavin.

Side effects

After using Riboflavin patient may disrupt vision or kidney function may also begin allergy.

It is believed that an overdose of Riboflavin is impossible because its surplus each day are displayed in a natural way, and it does not tend to accumulate. For this reason, it is recommended to regularly take vitamin B2 as a preventive measure.


Riboflavin is contraindicated in the instructions for nephrolithiasis, hypersensitivity.

Pregnant and lactating women can take vitamin B2.

When applying Riboflavin consider that it reduces the effectiveness of tetracycline, lincomycin, erythromycin, oxytetracycline, doxycycline.

Riboflavin detoxification properties are enhanced when combined with nicotinic acid.

Bioavailability increased vitamin in combination with m-holinoblokatorami.

Do not take vitamin B2 simultaneously with streptomycin.