Methylcobalamin(Vitamin B12) Uses,Side Effect,Deficiency

 Methylcobalamin (Vitamin B12)

1. Introduction of Methylcobalamin (Vitamin B12)

Methylcobalamin Tablet is a derivative of vitamin B12 which is also known as Mecobalamin. It helps in the production of DNA which is body’s genetic code. It also reduce Homocysteine one of the naturally occuring chemical in the body.

2.Brand name of Methylcobalamin 

Brand name is given by the Pharma company which is different but the chemical composition is same. Brand name represent particular company. Some brand name of Methylcobalamin  are as follow

Elevit-Forte tablet




Besides this you can also get by different name in the market. BRANDS is different according to area,state,country

3.What are the uses of Methylcobalamin(Vitamin B12)

It is used as a suppliment in the deficiency of Vitamin B12 in the body. It is used to treat megaloblastic anemia where deficiency of haemoglobin oocur. it is used in Peripheral neuropathy. Where Vitamin B12 is used as co-factor in the Myelin formation 

4.What happen when in the case of deficincy of vitamin B12?

Today we will discuss about deficiency of vitamin B12. What kind of symptoms appear in the patient. You can notice the skin of patients become pale colour which is also known as jaundiced skin. Patients feel physically weakness and fatigue.

The other symptoms is patients get pain sensation of pin needle.Other symptoms are Glossitis and mouth ulcer. Patients feel problem in breathing and dizziness. Blurred Vision occured in the patients.

Endogenous Depression may seen in the patients.  Dementia appear in the patient where symptoms like forgetness ,absent mindness,problem solving difficulties, inability to concentrate,hallucination

-sore and red tongue

-mouth ulcer

-sensetion of pin and needle 




5.Side effect of Vitamin B12

Some side effect may appear in the patients like 




-Skin rashes

-Any allergic reaction

Besides these if any serious problems seen then contact your nearest doctor immediately.  

6. Doses of Vitamin B12

1-25 mcg per day is general doses.

  • for older children&adult:-1.8 mcg
  • for pregnant women:-2.4 mcg
  • For breast feeding women:-2.8 mcg

7. Die-try sources of Vitamin B 12

Here are lists of some food from which we can get vitamin b12.

Low fat milk,cheese,curd


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