Adenosylcobalamin is an active form of vitamin B12, a water-soluble vitamin used as a nutritional supplement to treat vitamin B12 deficiency or pernicious anemia, stomatitis, as well as for other conditions like depression, panic attacks and anxiety. Adenosylcobalamin is also known as cobamide or dibencozide.
Allergic to adenosylcobalamin .
The recommended dose for adenosylcobalamin varies depending on the patients physiological condition and whether it is used for preventive purpose or for treatment of vitamin B12 deficiency.
Adenosylcobalamin should be taken orally before or after food intake.
It is usually available as a combination with other supplements.
Lozenges or sublingual tablets should be allowed to dissolve in the mouth.
The side-effects of adenosylcobalamin may include the following:
• General: Fever, low blood potassium levels
• Allergic reaction: Rash, itching, swelling under the skin, possible anaphylactic shock
• Digestive tract: Mild transient diarrhea, nausea, vomiting
• Nervous system: Tingling and numbness, headache, dizziness
• Blood: Polycythemia vera (increased production of red blood cells by the bone marrow)
• Heart: Congestive heart failure, low blood pressure, fluid accumulation in the lungs
• Eyes: Vision problems
Inform your doctor in the following situations:
Impaired kidney or liver function
Iron and folic acid deficiency along with vitamin B1 deficiency
Pregnant and breastfeeding women
Adenosylcobalamin should be stored as advised by the labelling.
Protect from excess heat and light.
Keep out of reach of children.