Hydroxocobalamin Solution For Injection 1000Mcg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Hydroxocobalamin: Solution for injection (1000mcg)

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What is this Medicine?

HYDROXOCOBALAMIN (hye drox oh koe BAL a min) is a form of vitamin B12. Vitamin B12 helps the growth of healthy blood cells, nerve cells, and proteins in the body. It also helps with the metabolism of fats and carbohydrates. This medicine is used to treat people with low levels of vitamin B12 or those who can not absorb vitamin B12. It also helps with the metabolism of fats and carbohydrates. It is also used as an antidote to treat cyanide poisoning.

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Hydroxocobalamin 1000mcg/ml Solution for Injection

NDC: 005912888
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Pernicious Anemia, Vitamin B12 Deficiency Diagnosis, Homocystinuria, Vitamin B12 Deficiency Megaloblastic Anemia, Macrocytic Anemia, Vitamin B12 Deficiency, Cyanide Toxicity

Storage Information
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Protect from light
Hydroxocobalamin 1000mcg/ml Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Hydroxocobalamin 1000mcg/ml Solution for Injection

Headache Incidence:
6.0-33.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
6.0-11.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Lymphocytes Incidence:
8.0-17.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
18.0-28.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
20.0-44.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Difficulty Swallowing Incidence:
22.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

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


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