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Nervup 500 MCG Injection

Manufacturer: Abbott Healthcare Pvt. Ltd
Medicine composition: Methylcobalamin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: March 01, 2019

Nervup 500 MCG Injection is composed of Vitamin B12 which is one of the most important nutrients required by the human body. A lack of this vitamin can cause severe and permanent neurological damage. This medication is used by people of all ages suffering from gut disease where they are unable to completely absorb vitamin and have risk of vitamin B12 deficiency. This medication is water soluble and contains pure form of vitamin B12. It plays a key role in the functioning of the brain and nervous system and in the formation of the red blood cells, other than this, it is responsible for the protection and regeneration of neurons. Lack of vitamin B12 causes depression (the reasons not clear why). Hence, the medication comes into use when you have low levels of vitamin B12 in your body, causing you to feel weak, fatigued and experience slow thinking. This condition is called pernicious anaemia. Low level of folic acid and vitamin B12 go hand in hand. Nervup 500 MCG Injection is also given to regulate multiplication of cell, formation of blood and synthesis of protein.

  • Vitamin B12 deficiency

  • Neurological disorder

  • anemia

  • Decreased potassium level in blood

  • Allergy

In addition to its intended effect, Nervup 500 MCG Injection may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The peak of the effect can be observed within 3 hours after administration.

  • What is the onset of action?

    The onset of action is seen or felt within half and hour of administration.

  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Yes, It is safe to use this medication when pregnant.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No, it is not habit forming but it should not be used in excess.

  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    It is shown that the medication is passed on through milk while breast-feeding. Hence it is not recommended 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 recommended while taking this medication.

  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Yes, it is safe to drive after administration of the medication.

  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Overdose of this medication is known to damage the kidneys.

  • Does this affect liver function?

    Excess usage of this medication is not recommended if the person suffer from liver diseases.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Nervup 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. The symptoms include nausea and uneasy stomach.

Nervup 500 MCG 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 Disease

    Vitamin B12 does not interact with diseases.

  • Interaction with Alcohol

    It decreases the effectiveness of medication.
  • Interaction with Food

    Since it’s derived from food sources there is no severe reaction with food.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    Some medication that have a serious interaction with Nervup 500 MCG Injection are Leukeran (chlorambucil), Prilosec (omeprazole), colcrys and Mitigare and the herbal supplement goldenseal.

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