Pantothenic acid is used for treating dietary deficiencies, acne, alcoholism, allergies, alopecia, asthma, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism, burning feet syndrome, candidiasis, cardiac failure, carpal tunnel syndrome, respiratory disorders, celiac disease, colitis, conjunctivitis, convulsions, and cystitis. It is also used orally for dandruff, depression, diabetic neuropathy, enhancing immune function, improving athletic performance, glossitis, gray hair, headaches, hyperactivity, hypoglycemia, insomnia, irritability, low blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, muscular cramps in the legs associated alcoholism, neuralgia, and obesity. Pantothenic acid is also used orally for osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, Parkinson’s disease, peripheral neuritis, prostatitis, protection against mental and physical stress and anxiety, reducing adverse effects of thyroid therapy in congenital hypothyroidism, reducing signs of aging, reducing susceptibility to colds and other infections, retarded growth, shingles, skin disorders, stimulating adrenal glands, stomatitis, chronic fatigue syndrome, salicylate toxicity, streptomycin neurotoxicity, vertigo, and wound healing.