- adult w/ severe defficiency: 100mg IM/PO qd;
- w/ hypoglycemia:
- 100mg IV by slow direct Injection over 3-5 min;
- w/ hypoglycemia thiamine is given prior to glucose replacement to protect
against Wernicke's encephalopathy;
- note: prolonged IV therapy may result in Thiamine deficiency
Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.
Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Wednesday, April 11, 2012 3:43 pm