Limited number of notifications
In more than 25 years Lareb has 73 reports received about Possible complaints due to vitamin B6.
Of these 73 reports, the 56 cases with adverse effects in the nervous system.
These reports are about Vitamin B6 in the form of pyridoxineone of the 6 forms of vitamin B6.
So we are talking about an average 3 reports per year for the whole of the Netherlands.
This while many people take multivitamins, Vitamin B complex or Vitamin B6 separately, every day.
In addition, for these reports no link between vitamin B6 and the symptoms has been demonstrated.
Lareb reports this on its website:
"It is not certain that there is a link between the reported complaint and the medicine. It is a suspicion of the reporter that the medicine has contributed to the complaints. "*
* Lareb wrongly calls vitamin B6 a medicine. Vitamin B6 is a vital nutrient.
Nevertheless, on the basis of this limited data legislation drafted.