Cyanocobalamin (Vitamin B12) Oral Tablet, Extended Release 1000Mcg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Cyanocobalamin (Vitamin B12): Oral tablet, extended release (1000mcg)

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Vitamin B-12 1000mcg ER Tab

What is this Medicine?

CYANOCOBALAMIN (sye an oh koe BAL a min) is a man made form of vitamin B12. Vitamin B12 is essential in the development of healthy blood cells, nerve cells, and proteins in the body. It also helps with the metabolism of fats and carbohydrates. It is added to a healthy diet to prevent or treat low vitamin B-12 levels.

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Vitamin B-12 1000mcg Extended-ReleaseTablet

NDC: 118450805
  • Over the Counter
    (Prescription Not Required)
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)

Labeled but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Nutritional Supplementation, Vitamin B12 Deficiency Megaloblastic Anemia, Macrocytic Anemia, Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Storage Information
Store in a dry place
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Vitamin B-12 1000mcg Extended-ReleaseTablet
Daily Life Interactions for Vitamin B-12 1000mcg Extended-ReleaseTablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Vitamin B-12 1000mcg Extended-ReleaseTablet(Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin))
Alcohol and Cyanocobalamin (Vitamin B12)(Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin))
If you regularly drink alcohol-containing drinks, you may have a lack of certain B-vitamins including Cyanocobalamin, Vitamin B12 . Discuss which supplements would be most appropriate for you with your health care provider. If you experience weakness, fatigue, numbness, tingling in fingers and toes, decreased appetite, diarrhea, hair loss, or depression, contact your health care prescriber.
Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Food and Vitamin B-12 1000mcg Extended-ReleaseTablet(Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin))
Food and Cyanocobalamin (Vitamin B12)(Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin))
Food interactions with Cyanocobalamin are for the most part insignificant. However, if you use the intranasal Cyanocobalamin supplements (Nascobal), you should avoid drinking hot liquids or eating very hot foods within 1 hour before or after using the nasal spray or gel. Hot foods/liquids can make the nose runny, which can limit the amount of vitamin absorbed thru the nose.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.

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