CYANOCOBALAMIN (VITAMIN B-12) (Injection) (Injectable)


b12 injection

question #1 how many units are recommended for weekly injections. (female 37yrs) I suffer from lack of energy. question #2 if dieting low calorie intake 800calories would like to have injections 3 times a week. What is the recommended unit intake.
by Leanne in Oshawa, Ontario Canada, 08/01/2006

Vitamin b 12 Question

Does this medication need to be given subcu. or IM? When giving a b12 injection do I need to aspiration prior to administering the medication?
by Dawn Dotson in Lexington, Ky, 01/01/2007

CYANOCOBALAMIN (VITAMIN B-12) (Injection) (Injectable) Drug and Prescription Information

CYANOCOBALAMIN (VITAMIN B-12) (Injection) (Injectable)

CYANOCOBALAMIN (VITAMIN B-12) (Injection) (Injectable) Medication Classification


CYANOCOBALAMIN (VITAMIN B-12) (Injection) (Injectable) Brandname

Vitabee 12, Vita #12, Cobal, Cobolin-M, Depo-Cobolin, LA-12, Neuroforte-R, Hydroxocobalamin

CYANOCOBALAMIN (VITAMIN B-12) (Injection) (Injectable) is used for the Treatment

Cyanocobalamin (sye-an-oh-ko-BAL-a-min) Treats vitamin B-12 deficiency. Cyanocobalamin is another name for vitamin B-12.

When To Not Use CYANOCOBALAMIN (VITAMIN B-12) (Injection) (Injectable)

You should not use this medicine if you have ever had an allergic reaction to vitamin B-12.

How Should You Use CYANOCOBALAMIN (VITAMIN B-12) (Injection) (Injectable)


  • Your doctor will tell you when to get your shots.
  • You may need to get your shots in your doctor's office, or they may be given to you by a home care nurse or someone who has been trained to give you your shot.
  • If a dose is missed:
  • Call your doctor to reschedule your appointment.
  • If you are getting your shots at home, get your shot as soon as you remember, and then return to your regular schedule.
  • You should not use two doses at the same time.

Proper CYANOCOBALAMIN (VITAMIN B-12) (Injection) (Injectable) Storage

Store CYANOCOBALAMIN (VITAMIN B-12) (Injection) (Injectable) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep CYANOCOBALAMIN (VITAMIN B-12) (Injection) (Injectable) and all medications out of the reach of children.

What To Avoid While Using CYANOCOBALAMIN (VITAMIN B-12) (Injection) (Injectable)

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

  • Ask your doctor for special diet instructions.
  • You should not use folic acid vitamin supplements unless your doctor tells you differently.

CYANOCOBALAMIN (VITAMIN B-12) (Injection) (Injectable) Warnings

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk with your doctor before taking supplemental vitamin B-12.

CYANOCOBALAMIN (VITAMIN B-12) (Injection) (Injectable) Side Effects

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

  • Hives
  • Chest tightness or trouble breathing
  • If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
  • Mild pain or irritation where the shot is given
  • Diarrhea
  • Skin rash