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Vitamin B6 benefit

Vitamin B6 benefit

Overview

Pyridoxine, or vitamin B6, boosts the manufacture of antibodies to support the immune system. Large doses of B6 can cause numbness and neurological problems.

Review Date 1/7/2017

Updated by: Emily Wax, RD, The Brooklyn Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.