Thiamine (Vitamin B1)

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What other names is Thiamine (vitamin B1) known by?

Aneurine Hydrochloride, Antiberiberi Factor, Antiberiberi Vitamin, Antineuritic Factor, Antineuritic Vitamin, B Complex Vitamin, Chlorhydrate de Thiamine, Chlorure de Thiamine, Complexe de Vitamine B, Facteur Anti-béribéri, Facteur Antineuritique, Hydrochlorure de Thiamine, Mononitrate de Thiamine, Nitrate de Thiamine, Thiamine Chloride, Thiamine HCl, Thiamine Hydrochloride, Thiamin Mononitrate, Thiamine Mononitrate, Thiamine Nitrate, Thiaminium Chloride Hydrochloride, Tiamina, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B-1, Vitamina B1, Vitamine Anti-béribéri, Vitamine Antineuritique, Vitamine B1.

What is Thiamine (vitamin B1)?

Thiamine is a vitamin, also called vitamin B1. Vitamin B1 is found in many foods including yeast, cereal grains, beans, nuts, and meat. It is often used in combination with other B vitamins, and found in many vitamin B complex formulations.

Effective for...

  • Treatment and prevention of thiamine deficiency, including a specific thiamine deficiency disorder called Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome.
  • Correcting problems in people with certain types of genetic diseases.

Possibly Effective for...

  • Cataracts.
  • Kidney disease in people with type 2 diabetes.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Poor appetite, ulcerative colitis (UC), chronic diarrhea, stomach problems, brain conditions, AIDS, heart disease, alcoholism, stress, aging, canker sores, improving athletic performance, preventing cervical cancer, and other conditions.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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