Vitamin B12 Inject VM

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Vitamin B12 shots are injections that a doctor may prescribe to treat a vitamin B12 deficiency, especially if a person’s body has difficulty absorbing the vitamin. A deficiency in vitamin B12 can lead to various health problems, ranging from fatigue to permanent neurological changes.

Injections are usually for people with bodies that have problems absorbing vitamin B12 and those who have undergone gastric surgery. This is because shots enable the body to absorb vitamin B12 without it having to go through the digestive system.

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SKU: VM072

Description

A B12 injection refers to the administration of vitamin B12 via an injection into the muscle or subcutaneous tissue. Vitamin B12, also known as cobalamin, is an essential nutrient that plays a crucial role in various bodily functions, including nerve function, DNA synthesis, and the formation of red blood cells.

B12 injections are commonly used to treat or prevent vitamin B12 deficiency, which can occur due to factors such as poor dietary intake, malabsorption disorders, or certain medical conditions. Individuals who follow a vegetarian or vegan diet may also require B12 supplementation since animal products are the primary dietary source of B12.

The injection form of vitamin B12 is often preferred over oral supplements in cases where absorption may be impaired or in individuals with severe deficiency, as it allows for direct absorption into the bloodstream. B12 injections bypass the digestive system, ensuring that the vitamin is readily available for use by the body.
B12 injections are typically administered by a healthcare professional, such as a nurse or physician, using a sterile needle and syringe. The injection site is usually the deltoid muscle in the arm or the outer thigh muscle. The frequency of B12 injections depends on the individual’s condition and the severity of deficiency but may range from once per week to once per month.

The benefits of B12 injections include replenishing vitamin B12 levels in the body, improving energy levels, reducing fatigue, and supporting overall health and well-being. B12 deficiency can lead to symptoms such as weakness, fatigue, dizziness, tingling or numbness in the hands and feet, and cognitive problems. Receiving B12 injections can help alleviate these symptoms and restore optimal vitamin B12 levels in the body.

Additional information

Strength

1mg/ml

Pack Size

10ml Vial

Chemical Composition

Cyanocobalamin 1mg

Laboratory

V-Med Pharma

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