Two-Stage Timed-Release. Fast-Acting First Stage. Timed-Release Second Stage. This product is formulated using an innovative two-stage timed-release technology. The formula is designed so that half of the Vitamin B-6 is rapidly released when taken and the other half is gradually released over a period of up to 8 hours. The two-stage timed-release technology helps to extend the availability of B-6 to the body over a longer period of time. B-6 affects both physical and mental health and is involved in more bodily functions than almost any other single nutrient. B-6 is intended to provide nutritive support for the healthy formation of homocysteine maintaining electrolyte balance healthy red blood cell formation and much more.