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vi·ta·min B com·plex

a pharmaceutical term applied to drug products containing a mixture of the B vitamins, usually B1, B2, B3, B5, and B6.
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vitamin B complex

n.
A group of water-soluble vitamins, including thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, biotin, folic acid, vitamin B6, and vitamin B12, that are found in a variety of foods, especially yeast, liver, eggs, cereal grains, legumes, and some vegetables. Also called B complex.
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vi·ta·min B com·plex

(vī'tă-min kom'pleks)
A pharmaceutical term applied to drug products containing a mixture of the B vitamins, usually B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), B3 (nicotinamide), and B6 (pyridoxine).
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

vitamin B complex

see B-COMPLEX.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

vi·ta·min B com·plex

(vī'tă-min kom'pleks)
Pharmaceutic term applied to drug products containing a mixture of the B vitamins, usually B1, B2, B3, B5, and B6.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about vitamin B complex

Q. When is the best time to take vitamin B complex? I mean- after / before a meal? with what foods? etc.

A. vitamin B complex is acidic, you might want to take it right after meals. i tried taking it on an empty stomach and got a terrible nausea...

Q. I took vitamin B on an empty stomack and then had coffee. it gave me a terrible Stomach ache. why?

A. hi again! you should take them right after a meal. those pills are vary concentrated and some of the B vitamins are acidic. taking it without eating first will get your stomach protesting ...as you well saw...

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