This medication is a cobalamin, prescribed for peripheral neuropathy, megaloblastic anaemia, and as a preliminary treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Adult: PO- Peripheral neuropathies- the recommended dose is 1,500 mcg/day in 3 divided doses.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.
It also comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein or muscle.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver disease, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• Oral :
Loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
• Parenteral : Rash, headache, hot sensation, sweating and pain/induration at injection site.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at controlled room temperature (15 to 25°C).
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