Vitamin B6

Recommended daily allowance

Daily requirement of vitamin B6 for an adult man is 1-2 milligrams, and large quantities can cause toxic nerve damage.

Therapeutic doses of vitamins, which can range up to 400 milligrams per day are used in the treatment of neuropathy caused by isoniazid, idiopathic sideroblastic anemia and premenstrual syndrome. However, it must be applied strictly by prior consultation with doctor.