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Nascobal: Nasal spray, solution (500mcg)

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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. This medicine is used to treat people who can not absorb enough vitamin B12.

In-Depth Information

Nascobal 500mcg/0.1mL Nasal Spray

NDC: 498840270
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Pernicious Anemia, Nutritional Supplementation, Vitamin B12 Deficiency Megaloblastic Anemia, Macrocytic Anemia, Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Storage Information
Store at room temperature (between 59 to 86 degrees F)
Protect from freezing
Nascobal 500mcg/0.1mL Nasal Spray

Reported Side Effects for Nascobal 500mcg/0.1mL Nasal Spray

Sinus Infection Incidence:
>4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
>4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
>4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Feeling Sick Incidence:
>4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nose Bleed Incidence:
>4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
>4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
>8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Runny Nose Incidence:
>12.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
>12.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Joint Pain Incidence:
>12.0%*
Severity: MILD
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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