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Forum > Hyperemesis Gravidarum: Treating HG
B6 in Australia

NVP Counsellor
Date: 2009-01-05

Question:
I have had hg in my last pregnancy that was very severe. I am planning for preemptive treatment for next pregnancy starting with B6 before TTC. In Australia B6 is only in tablet form and states I would need to use an enzyme to absorb into the blood stream. I am very confused by this what enzyme to use and the doses. I hope you can help

Answer:
Consult your doctor. You do not have to take something separate. Vitamin B6 comes with this enzyme in a tablet called Co-enzymated B6 which can be used in divided doses up to 200mg per day.

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