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Pyridoxine Hydrochloride


Taste Profile

It has slightly bitter saline taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Pyridoxine Hydrochloride is used in food fortification and in dietary supplements.

Common names and forms

  1. Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine Hydrochloride)


Pyridoxine Hydrochloride is a hydrochloride salt of pyridoxine which is water-soluble Vitamin B6. It is converted into metabolically active coenzyme pyridoxal phosphate, in liver. It is present in high quantities in foods like bananas, avocados, spinach, sardines and chicken.

Health benefits

  • Pyridoxine Hydrochloride helps in the creation of iron containing component, heme in the red blood cells.(1)
  • It helps the body to convert carbohydrates into energy.(1)
  • It helps in production of serotonin hormone in the body that makes the person feel good.(1)

Selection Guide

Look for the expiry date on the packaging.


Excessive consumption of Pyridoxine Hydrochloride can cause peripheral neuropathy that includes burning or freezing sensations, numbness and tingling. It may also cause lack of ability to coordinate muscle movements.(2)

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