Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B5)
In this Article
- What other names is Pantothenic Acid (vitamin B5) known by?
- What is Pantothenic Acid (vitamin B5)?
- How does Pantothenic Acid (vitamin B5) work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Pantothenic Acid (vitamin B5).
Pantothenic acid seems to be safe for children when used appropriately.
Pantothenic acid is safe for pregnant or breast-feeding women when taken in recommended amounts of 6 mg per day, but it is not known if taking more than this amount is safe.
Do not take pantothenic acid if:
- You have the blood disorder called hemophilia. It can increase the risk of bleeding.
- You have a stomach or intestinal blockage.
- As a dietary supplement: 5-10 mg of pantothenic acid (vitamin B5).
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