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Medications for Vitamin B12 Deficiency

What is Vitamin B12 Deficiency: Vitamin B12 deficiency occurs when the body does not get or is unable to absorb the amount of vitamin that the body needs. Low levels of B12 can cause anaemia, loss of balance, weakness and numbness or tingling in the arms and legs

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The following list of medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
Vitamin B12 Rx/OTC C N 5 reviews
8.0

Generic name: cyanocobalamin systemic

Drug class: vitamins

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cyanocobalamin Rx/OTC C N 7 reviews
8.0

Generic name: cyanocobalamin systemic

Brand names:  Vitamin B12, B-12, CaloMist, Nascobal, B-12 Dots, Cobal 1000, Neuroforte-R, Cobolin-M, Depo-Cobolin, Eligen B12, Vita #12, LA-12, Vitabee 12

Drug class: vitamins

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B-12 Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: cyanocobalamin systemic

Drug class: vitamins

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CaloMist Rx/OTC C N 1 review
10

Generic name: cyanocobalamin systemic

Drug class: vitamins

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Nascobal Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: cyanocobalamin systemic

Drug class: vitamins

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B-12 Dots Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: cyanocobalamin systemic

Drug class: vitamins

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Cobal 1000 Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: cyanocobalamin systemic

Drug class: vitamins

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Neuroforte-R Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: cyanocobalamin systemic

Drug class: vitamins

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Cobolin-M Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: cyanocobalamin systemic

Drug class: vitamins

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Depo-Cobolin Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: cyanocobalamin systemic

Drug class: vitamins

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Eligen B12 Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: cyanocobalamin systemic

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Vita #12 Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: cyanocobalamin systemic

Drug class: vitamins

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LA-12 Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: cyanocobalamin systemic

Drug class: vitamins

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Vitabee 12 Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: cyanocobalamin systemic

Drug class: vitamins

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hydroxocobalamin Rx C N 1 review
5.0

Generic name: hydroxocobalamin systemic

Brand name:  Cyanokit

Drug class: vitamins

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Cyanokit Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: hydroxocobalamin systemic

Drug class: vitamins

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Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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