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Background and Date of Approval
Methylcobalamin + Multivitamin is a dietary supplement medication developed by the U.S. Food And Drug Administration for treating vitamin deficiencies and pernicious anaemia.
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Methylcobalamin is involved in the maintenance and protection of nerve cells. It participates in synthesizing myelin, the protective covering around nerve fibers. Myelin helps to transmit nerve impulses efficiently and supports various physiological functions, including red blood cell production, nerve function, DNA synthesis, and energy metabolism. Multivitamins have a therapeutic effect by providing essential vitamins and minerals that may be lacking in an individual's diet, helping prevent or correct nutrient deficiencies.
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Methylcobalamin + Multivitamin helps to treat and prevents vitamin deficiencies in the human body. This medication may also be used to treat pernicious anemia (deficiency of healthy red blood cells) and helps to reduce the symptoms of peripheral neuropathies (pain and weakness in the hands and feet due to damaged nerves) and diabetic polyneuropathy (a painful nerve disorder caused by diabetes).
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Take the Methylcobalamin + Multivitamin tablet as advised by your physician. Do not crush, chew, or open the medicine. Your physician will decide the correct dosage and duration based on age, body weight, and disease condition. Only stop taking the tablet if your doctor advises you to stop.
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This drug is contraindicated in individuals with known hypersensitivity or allergy to it or its component. Stop taking Methylcobalamin + Multivitamin and contact your doctor immediately if you develop a rash or skin symptoms. This medicine should be given to children only when the doctor has prescribed it.
Methylcobalamin + Multivitamin should be taken if it is necessary during pregnancy. Report to your doctor if you are pregnant, suspecting, or planning for the pregnancy before starting the treatment. Please consult with your doctor for more advice before breastfeeding your baby.
The side effects known to occur commonly during the treatment with Methylcobalamin + Multivitamin are nausea, and diarrhoea.
Word Of Advice
It's always necessary to read the label and follow the manufacturer's instructions when taking any dietary supplement. Inform your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including over-the-counter medications. If you experience any unwanted or severe side effects, stop taking the supplement and seek medical attention immediately. It may take some time to see the original benefits of this drug therapy. Be patient and continue to follow your doctor's recommendations for treatment. Do not use Methylcobalamin + Multivitamin after the expiry date printed on the carton label has passed.
Frequently Asked Question
- Ming Zhang et al., Methylcobalamin: A Potential Vitamin of Pain Killer, [Published on 26 Dec 2013] [Accessed on 10 July 2023], https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3888748/
- Amrita Sil et al.; The Korean Journal of pain; Published on 02/07/2021; [Accessed on 10 July 2023] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30013732
- Triantafyllos Didangelos et al; Vitamin B12 Supplementation in Diabetic Neuropathy: A 1-Year, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial; Published on 27/01/2021;[Accessed on 10 July 2023]; https://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/13/2/395/pdf
- Satyanarayana U, Chakrapani U, Biochemistry, Chemical constituents of life, 4th edition, 2013, 116-165.
The drug information on this page is not a substitute for medical advice; it is meant for educational purposes only. For further details, consult your doctor about your medical condition to know if you are eligible to receive this treatment.