vitamin B12

Adult
Uses
  • vitamin B12 deficiency
Contraindications,
drug interactions
or cautions
Contraindications
  • hypersensitivity to cobalamins
Drug interactions
  • chloramphenicol, colchicine, aminoglycosides, phenytoin, alcohol, neomycin, antacids, H2 antagonists, proton pump inhibitors
Adverse Effects
(common and severe)
  • diarrhea
  • itch
  • urticaria
  • peripheral vascular thrombosis
  • heart failure exacerbation
  • pulmonary edema
  • feeling of swelling all over the body
Instructions and dose
(initial; typical)
Oral: 250g daily
Monitoring
  • CBC
Source of Suggestion