It is used to prevent and treat low vitamin B12. Lack of vitamin B12 may cause anemia and damage to the nerves. It is used to treat diabetic neuropathy and peripheral neuropathy.
How does mecobalamin work:
It is an essential nutrient that helps the body make healthy red blood and nerve cells.
How should mecobalamin be used:
Take with or without food. Take with food if it causes an upset stomach.
Common side effects of mecobalamin :
Headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite, skin rash, hot flushes
Can I take mecobalamin with other medicines:
Use with neomycin, aminosalicylic acid, cimetidine and cochicine will decrease absorption. Inform doctor about all other drugs you are taking including herbals.
Are there any food restrictions
Unless your doctor tells you otherwise, continue with your normal diet.
How do I store mecobalamin :
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
What do I do if I miss a dose
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.
What precautions should I take when taking mecobalamin :
Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs.