Methycobal 500 MCG Injection
Methycobal 500 MCG Injection or in general term Vitamin B-12. This medication is used by people of all ages suffering from a gut disease where they are unable to completely absorb and use the vitamin or this medication and may be at risk of vitamin B-12 deficiency.
It is one of the most important nutrients required in the human body. A lack of this vitamin can cause severe and permanent neurological damage. The medicine also treats Pernicious anaemia with weakness, numbness, tingling of fingers, etc.
It plays a key role in the functioning of the Brain and Nervous system and the formation of the Red Blood Cells. Also, it is responsible for the protection and regeneration of Neurons. This medicine also fights against the degenerative cell condition called Multiple sclerosis. It acts as a stress reliever for the body and mind.
This medicine is prescribed for the following conditions:
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Als)
How long is the duration of effect?The peak of the effect can be observed within 3 hours after consumption. Effects can be felt within half an hour after intake.
What is the onset of action?The onset of action is seen or felt within half and hour of consumption.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Yes, It is safe to consume this medication when pregnant.
Is it habit forming?No, it is not habit forming but it should not be consumed in excess.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?It is shown that the supplement is passed on through milk while breast-feeding. Hence it is not recommenced while breast feeding.
Is It safe with alcohol?Alcohol decreases the level of vitamin b in the body, hence the consumption of alcohol is not recommend while taking this supplement.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?Yes, it is safe to drive after consumption of this medication.
Does this affect kidney function?Excess consumption is know to damage the kidneys.
Does this affect liver function?Excess consumption is not recommended if the person suffers from liver diseases.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Methycobal 500 MCG Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?
Try not to miss the dose, you need not take a double dose incase you have missed the previous one.
Are there any overdose instructions?
In case of overdose consult a doctor.
This injection acts as a cofactor for enzyme methionine synthase, which transfers methyl groups for the regeneration of methionine from homocysteine. In anemia, it increases blood cell production by promoting nucleic acid synthesis in the bone marrow and by promoting maturation and division of erythrocytes.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Alcohol
It decreases the effectiveness of the supplement.
Interaction with Medicine
Some medications that have a serious interaction with this injection are Leukeran (chlorambucil), Prilosec (omeprazole), colcrys and Mitigare and the herbal supplement goldenseal.
Interaction with Disease
Vitamin B12 does not interact with diseases.
Interaction with Food
Since it’s derived from food sources there is no severe reaction with food.
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