Riboflavin - Instructions For Use, Indications, Doses, Analogues

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Riboflavin - Instructions For Use, Indications, Doses, Analogues
Riboflavin - Instructions For Use, Indications, Doses, Analogues

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Instructions for use:

  1. 1. Release form and composition
  2. 2. Indications for use
  3. 3. Contraindications
  4. 4. Method of application and dosage
  5. 5. Side effects
  1. 6. Special instructions
  2. 7. Drug interactions
  3. 8. Analogs
  4. 9. Terms and conditions of storage
  5. 10. Terms of dispensing from pharmacies

Prices in online pharmacies:

from 99 rub.


Riboflavin (vitamin B 2) is a drug that regulates redox processes, participates in protein, carbohydrate and fat metabolism, hemoglobin synthesis and in maintaining the normal function of the organ of vision. Coenzyme of two flavoprotein enzymes.

Release form and composition

Riboflavin is available in the form of tablets: flat-cylindrical, yellow, chamfered and scored, sometimes there are inclusions of a darker color on the surface (10, 20 or 25 pieces in blister strip packs, in a cardboard box 1, 2, 3 or 5 packages; 50 pieces in a can, in a cardboard box one can).

Composition for 1 tablet:

  • Active ingredient: riboflavin - 2 mg, 5 mg or 10 mg;
  • Auxiliary components: talc, potato starch, calcium stearate, sugar.

Indications for use

  • Hypovitaminosis (vitamin B 2 deficiency);
  • Hemeralopia ("night blindness");
  • Keratitis, iritis, conjunctivitis;
  • Eczema;
  • Iron-deficiency anemia;
  • Viral hepatitis A;
  • Dysfunction of the gastrointestinal tract;
  • Radiation sickness;
  • Liver disease;
  • Wounds and ulcers that do not heal for a long time.


Nephrolithiasis is a contraindication to the use of Riboflavin. The drug is also not used with increased individual sensitivity to the components.

Method of administration and dosage

The drug is taken orally.

A single dose of Riboflavin for adult patients is 5-10 mg per day, in severe cases - 10 mg 3 times a day. The duration of therapy is 4-6 weeks.

In children, depending on age, the drug is used in a dose of 2-5 mg to 10 mg per day.

Side effects

During treatment, visual impairment, allergic reactions, and impaired renal function are possible.

special instructions

When taking large doses of Riboflavin, a reversible staining of urine in a bright yellow or orange color occurs.

Drug interactions

When used simultaneously with alcohol, the absorption of riboflavin slows down.

Chlorpromazine, amitriptyline and imipramine reduce the effectiveness of the drug.

When taken together with m-anticholinergics, the absorption of riboflavin and its bioavailability increase.

The drug reduces the antibacterial activity of doxycycline, oxytetracycline, erythromycin, lincomycin and tetracycline.

Riboflavin prevents and reduces the side effects of chloramphenicol (primary inflammation of the optic nerve and impaired hematopoiesis).

Thyroid hormones accelerate the metabolism of riboflavin, probenicid reduces its absorption in the intestine.

The drug is incompatible with streptomycin.


Analogues of Riboflavin are: Vial, Tobradex, Viagamox, Ksalakom, Oftarimin, Catalin, Vitabact, Sofradex, Systein-Ultra, Cyloxan, Korneregel, Taurine, Uniclofen, Vitafacol, Floxal, Vizine, Inosine + ribofotlavinamic acid, Vizine, Quinax, Normax, Optinol.

Terms and conditions of storage

Store in a dark, dry place at a temperature not exceeding 25 ° C. Keep out of the reach of children. The shelf life is 3 years.

Terms of dispensing from pharmacies

Available without a prescription.

Riboflavin: prices in online pharmacies

Drug name



Riboflavin mononucleotide solution for injection 10mg / ml 1ml 10 pcs.

RUB 99


Information about the drug is generalized, provided for informational purposes only and does not replace the official instructions. Self-medication is hazardous to health!

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