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Name/Class: THIAMINE/Vitamin

Description: Thiamine is vitamin B1, which is required to convert glucose into energy. It is not manufactured by the body and must be constantly provided from ingested foods.

Indications: Coma of unknown origin, chronic alcoholism with associated coma, and delirium tremens.

Contraindications: None.

Precautions: Known hypersensitivity to the drug.

Dosage/Route: 100mg IV/IM.

Pedi: 10 to 25 mg IV/IM.

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