Riboflavin

(Vitamin B2) A riboflavin deficiency usually occurs with other B vitamin deficiencies. Symptomatic are a sore throat, lesions of the lips and oral mucosa, glossitis, conjunctivitis, seborrheic dermatitis and normochromic, normocytic anemia. The diagnosis is made clinically in general. To treat riboflavin is i.m. orally or as needed administered. Riboflavin acts as an essential coenzyme in carbohydrate metabolism in numerous redox reactions with (see table: sources, functions and effects of…

September 3, 2018
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