Frequently Asked Questions
What is Benfotiamine?
Benfotiamine is a lipid (fat) soluble synthetic derivative of thiamine, commonly known as Vitamin B-1. It is a more bioavailable form of thiamine and provides a number of health benefits.
Is Benfotiamine safe to use?
Benfotiamine is a safe compound to use and there have been no studies showing any adverse effects of this supplement. Furthermore, Benfotiamine has shown no negative effects when used with any medications. Hence you know it is safe to take when on medication.
Nevertheless, to be cautious, one should always monitor their reactions when trying a new supplement, and benfotiamine is no different.
Moreover, since benfotiamine metabolizes into the active form of thiamine, (thiamine pyrophosphate) when in your body. If you happen to have a thiamine hypersensitivity, you should be very careful when using benfotiamine. If you have to use it at all.
Who will benefit from taking Benfotiamine?
Well, first of all, the supplement is very useful for diabetics as it has been proven to help prevent or reduce the symptoms caused by diabetic neuropathy. There are also other conditions, such as Alzheimer’s, alcohol dependency, and arthritis, which can be improved with Benfotiamine. Basically, anyone with a thiamine deficiency, or suffering from a thiamine deficiency condition will benefit from taking Benfotiamine.
Can I take too much Benfotiamine?
You will be happy to know that Benfotiamine is non-toxic even when taken in very high amounts.
How much benfotiamine should I take daily?
While the amount taken for maximum benefit will usually differ from person to person, several people have seen good results by taking two 150mg capsules twice a day. However, you should consult with your doctor to find a suitable dosage.
Can I return benfoactive supplements?
For more information on our return policies, check out our return policy page.
Do you offer free shipping?
No, we do offer a small reasonable fee to deliver products depending on the location we are shipping to.