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food interaction for CB12

alcohol interaction for CB12

pregnancy interaction for CB12

lactation interaction for CB12

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
Avoid Cb12 injection with fiber-rich food such as wheat, corn, rice bran, avacado and papaya.
UNSAFE
Cb12 injection may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
UNSAFE
Cb12 injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for CB12

Vitamin C(150 mg)

Uses

Vitamin C is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies.

How it works

Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid) is an antioxidant. Antioxidants are nutrients that block some of the damage caused by free radicals. It forms an important protein used to make skin, tendons, ligaments, and blood vessels, heal wounds and form scar tissue, repair and maintain cartilage, bones and teeth.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Back pain, Diarrhoea, Headache, Flushing, Skin redness, Stomach cramp, Stomach upset
Thiamine(Vitamin B1)2(0.25 mg)

Uses

Thiamine(Vitamin B1)2 is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies.

How it works

Vitamin B12 belongs to category called water soluble vitamins. It is a nutrient that helps to keep the body’s nerve and blood cells healthy and helps make DNA, the genetic material in all cells.

Common side effects

Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction
Folic Acid(0.7 mg)

Uses

Folic Acid is used in the treatment of iron deficiency anemia and anemia due to chronic kidney disease.

How it works

Folic acid is a component of the B group of vitamins and is necessary for the normal production and maturation of red blood cells.

Common side effects

Shortness of breath, Itching, Rash, Skin redness
Niacinamide(12 mg)

Uses

Niacinamide is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies.

How it works

Niacinamide as a nutritional supplement is necessary for tissue respiration, glucose production, lipid, amino acid, protein, and purine metabolism in the body. Niacinamide at higher doses lowers blood levels of cholesterol and triglyceride.

Common side effects

Nausea, Portal vein fibrosis, Blockade of portal blood vessels, Dry hair, Headache, Heartburn, Hepatobiliary disorder, Liver toxicity, Sore throat, Stiffness of face, Disorientation, Fatigue

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Expert advice for CB12

  • Drink plenty of liquids while you are taking ascorbic acid.
  • Do not take vitamin C and tell your doctor If you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • Do not take this drug If you are allergic to Vitamin C.
  • Stop taking the drug and call your doctor at once if you have: joint pain, weakness or tired feeling, weight loss, stomach pain, chills, fever, increased urge to urinate, painful or difficult urination, severe pain in your side or lower back, blood in your urine.

Frequently asked questions for CB12

Vitamin C

Q.Is vitamin c water soluble/ calcium/ present in milk?
Vitamin C (also available as Limcee, Celin) is a water soluble vitamin. It is not calcium and milk is not the major source for vitamin C, you may get it in appropriate amounts from citrus fruits and vegetables

Q.Can I take vitamin c help in iron absorption/ reduce uric acid/ increase weight/ increase testosterone/ increase breast size?
Vitamin C is required for the maintenance of blood vessels, cartilage, muscle and bone as well as iron absorption. It may slightly lower uric acid but it does not increase testosterone, breast size or weight. Always consult your doctor regarding its use

Q.Can I take vitamin c for hair/ for skin/ help in skin lightening/ for acne?
Vitamin C is needed for the growth and repair of tissues in all parts of your body, including skin. Always consult your doctor regarding its use in particular condition

Q.Does vitamin C serum work?
Vitamin C is a very popular ingredient in skin care products because it is a free-radical fighter and helps produce collagen naturally.

Thiamine(Vitamin B1)2

Q.Should I take vitamin b12 for energy/ for hair growth/ increase weight/ anxiety/ acne/ constipation?
Vitamin B12 is essential for energy, hair growth and may be used to relieve anxiety and may cause weight gain, acne or constipation. If you experience such side effects, please consult your doctor

Q.Is vitamin B12 injection painful?
Vitamin B12 injections may be painful, as the vitamin is injected under the skin (subcutaneously) or into a muscle (intramuscularly)

Q.Is vitamin B12 deficiency reversible/ curable/ dangerous?
Vitamin B12 deficiency is reversible and curable if adequate vitamin B12 supplements are taken as advised by your doctor

Q.Is vitamin B12 found in fruits and vegetables?
Fruits and vegetables do not have adequate vitamin B12. It is predominantly found in beef liver and clams, fish, meat, poultry, eggs, milk, and other dairy products

Q.Can I take vitamin B12 with high blood pressure?
Vitamin B12 can be taken by patients who have high blood pressure

Q.Does vitamin B12 deficiency cause tingling?
Tingling is a common symptom of vitamin B12 deficiency. Always consult your doctor, if you experience such symptoms

Q.Does vitamin B12 test require fasting?
Fasting for 6-8 hours before sample collection may be required for vitamin B12 test. However, please consult your doctor for more instructions.

Folic Acid

Q.Does folic acid contain iron?
Folic acid is a component of the B group of vitamins

Q.Can I take folic acid with iron supplement?
It does not contain iron and can be taken with iron supplement

Q.Does vitamin D have folic acid?
Folic acid is a component of the B group of vitamins and it does not have Vitamin D

Q.Is folic acid good for everyone/skin/health/polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)/hair loss/anemia?
Everyone needs folic acid for good health. It is good for skin, hair, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and anemia. However, patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding the use of folic acid

Q.What is Folvite/ Fol123/ Folvite MB tablet used for?
Folvite/ Fol123/ Folvite MB are the trade names for active drug folic acid. Folvite contains only folic acid which is a component of the B group of vitamins. While Fol123/ Folvite MB, in addition to folic acid also has other forms of vitamin B. In addition folic acid is also used for prevention of folate deficiency caused by some medicines (e.g. phenytoin, phenobarbital and primidone used to treat epilepsy), folate deficiency caused by long-term red blood cell damage or kidney dialysis However, patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding the dose and duration of use of folic acid

Q.How long can I take folic acid for?
Always follow the instructions of doctor regarding the dosage and duration

Q.Does folic acid have side effects increase weight/acidity?
Folic acid may have rare side effect like acidity, while it has no known effect on weight gain

Q.Can I take folic acid with birth control?
Folic acid supplementation does not affect birth control, and can be taken if you are suffering from anemia due to folic acid deficiency However, always follow the advice of the doctor regarding the dose and duration of use of folic acid

Q.Can I take folic acid with methotrexate/warfarin/calcium/metformin/antibiotics?
Folic acid may interact with medicines such as methotrexate/sulfonamide antibiotics (sulfasalazine, cotrimoxazole etc). It has no known effect if taken with warfarin/calcium/ metformin.

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Content on this page was last updated on 12 July, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)