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Ancob 1500mcg Capsule

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Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Ancob 1500mcg Capsule is used in the treatment of vitamin B12 deficiency and pernicious anemia. Vitamin B12 is an important nutrient which helps the body to perform various functions such as blood formation, protein synthesis, and regeneration of damaged nerve cells in the body.

Ancob 1500mcg Capsule should be taken in dosage and duration as advised by the doctor. The dosage should not be exceeded without the consultation of a doctor. Inform your doctor if you are taking any other medicines.

Common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite, and headache. If any of this bothers you, you should let your doctor know. Inform your doctor if you are a pregnant or breastfeeding mother or if you are suffering from any medical conditions such as liver or kidney disease.

Uses of Ancob Capsule

  • Treatment of Vitamin B12 deficiency
  • Treatment of Pernicious Anemia

Benefits of Ancob Capsule

In Treatment of Vitamin B12 deficiency

Ancob 1500mcg Capsule is a supplement of vitamin B12. It is used to treat low levels of vitamin B12 in your body. Vitamin B12 is essential in the formation of red blood cells and helps in the absorption of iron in the body. It also helps your body use fat and carbohydrates for energy and make new protein. In combination with other vitamins, it helps in strengthening the immune system, improves the metabolism of the body, and is important for the nervous system.

Side effects of Ancob Capsule

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Ancob

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headache

How to use Ancob Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Ancob 1500mcg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Ancob Capsule works

Ancob 1500mcg Capsule is a form of vitamin B12 that restores its level in the body thereby helping in treating certain anemias and nerve problems.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Ancob 1500mcg Capsule. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ancob 1500mcg Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ancob 1500mcg Capsule is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Ancob 1500mcg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ancob 1500mcg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ancob 1500mcg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Ancob 1500mcg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ancob 1500mcg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Ancob 1500mcg Capsule helps replenish vitamin B12 level in your body.
  • This further helps in regeneration of damaged nerves in the body.
  • Avoid or limit alcohol consumption while taking this medication.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Do not stop taking the medication even if your symptoms improve. Take it as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Cobalamin Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
VITAMINS MINERALS NUTRIENTS

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Ancob with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Clorocin, Sitamycetine, Kidopalm
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Orli-Misia, Redufat, Orlistat
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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I have attached the reports of my mother. She is anaemic (hemoglobin-9) and has been suffering from migraine for at least 7 years. She also has vitamin D3 deficiency. She is now suffering from severe headache and weakness. It's been over a month. Please suggest
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurology
Get Mri brain Treat anemia n b12 deficiency
Vitamin B12 deficiency, kindly give solution.
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Take sprouts & non-veg as they are rich source of Vitamin B-12
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FAQs

Q. What is Ancob 1500mcg Capsule?

Ancob 1500mcg Capsule contains vitamin B12. Vitamin B12 is an essential nutrient which is required by the body to make red blood cells and maintain a healthy nervous system. It is also important for releasing energy from food and using vitamin B11 (folic acid).

Q. Why can’t I get sufficient vitamin B12 from my diet?

You can get vitamin B12 from sources like meat, fish, eggs and dairy products. While people who are vegetarian or vegan may not get Vitamin B12 as it is not found naturally in foods such as fruits, vegetables and grains. Therefore, deficiency of Vitamin B12 is usually noticed in vegetarians or vegans.

Q. What happens if I have vitamin B12 deficiency?

Deficiency of vitamin B12 may cause tiredness, weakness, constipation, loss of appetite, weight loss and megaloblastic anemia (a condition when red blood cells become larger in size than normal). It may also lead to nerve problems such as numbness and tingling in the hands and feet. Other symptoms of vitamin B12 deficiency may include problems with balance, depression, confusion, dementia, poor memory and soreness of the mouth or tongue.

Q. How should Ancob 1500mcg Capsule be taken?

Ancob 1500mcg Capsule should be taken in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. It can be taken with or without food. However, it would be best to take it at the same time each day to avoid the chances of missing a dose.

Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Ancob 1500mcg Capsule?

If you forget a dose of Ancob 1500mcg Capsule, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose in the prescribed time. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.

Q. Is Ancob 1500mcg Capsule safe?

Ancob 1500mcg Capsule is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

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References

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