B vitamin names Mnemonic

A mnemonic to remember the B vitamin names is:

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Mnemonic

In increasing order:

  • T hiamine (vitamin B1, also spelled thiamin)
  • R iboflavin (vitamin B2)
  • N iacin (vitamin B3, also called nicotinic acid)
  • P yridoxine (vitamin B6)
  • C obalamin (vitamin B12)
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