A large number of tablets, capsules, mixture, drops and other preparations include riboflavine (vitamin B2) alone or in combination with other vitamins and minerals. It is used to treat a vitamin B deficiency and ariboflavinosis. The recommended intake is 1.0 to 1.7 mg. a day. It is safe in pregnancy, breastfeeding and children, and side effects are minimal.
Riboflavine is a water-soluble vitamin found in dairy products, offal and green leafy vegetables. It is essential for the effective working of the lungs. Remember, vitamins are merely chemicals that are essential for the functioning of the body, and if taken to excess, act as a drug.