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Gemnerv 1500mcg Injection

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

Introduction

Gemnerv 1500mcg Injection is a man-made form of vitamin B12. It is used to treat deficiency of vitamin B12 in the body. Vitamin B12 is important for growth, cell reproduction, blood formation, and protein and tissue synthesis. It also helps to treat anemia, fatigue, and numbness or tingling in hands and feet.

Gemnerv 1500mcg Injection should be used exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Follow all directions on the prescription label and read all medication guides before use. You should use it regularly and at a fixed time each day to get the most benefit from it. This medicine may be only part of a complete program of treatment that also includes making changes to your diet and taking other medicines and supplements. Learn about the foods you should eat to make sure you get enough vitamin B12 in your diet.

Gemnerv 1500mcg Injection is generally safe and does not usually cause any common side effects. Some medicines can decrease the absorption of vitamin B12, let your doctor know all other medicines you are taking to make sure you are safe. To make sure it is safe for you, before using the medicine let your doctor also know if you have any medical conditions such as Leber's disease, liver disease, or kidney disorder.

Uses of Gemnerv Injection

  • Vitamin B12 deficiency

Benefits of Gemnerv Injection

In Vitamin B12 deficiency

Gemnerv 1500mcg Injection 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 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 metabolism of the body, and is important for nervous system.

Side effects of Gemnerv Injection

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 Gemnerv

  • No common side effects seen

How to use Gemnerv Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Gemnerv Injection works

Gemnerv 1500mcg Injection 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
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Gemnerv 1500mcg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Gemnerv 1500mcg Injection 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
Gemnerv 1500mcg Injection 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
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Gemnerv 1500mcg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Gemnerv 1500mcg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Gemnerv 1500mcg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Gemnerv 1500mcg Injection 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 Gemnerv 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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She has a lower back pain in left portion and legs since 3 years deficiency of vitamin D3 and B12 Vitamin B12 value 185.1 pg/ml Vitamin D value 7.88 ng/ml
Dr. Akshat Goel
Orthopaedics
Take 2 shots of Injection Arachitol 6Lac IU at an interval of 2 weeksTake Cap Nurokind-Gold twice daily and Cap Sunbless60k once weekly
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 Gemnerv 1500mcg Injection?

Gemnerv 1500mcg Injection is a form of 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 in 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 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. Is Gemnerv 1500mcg Injection safe?

Gemnerv 1500mcg Injection is generally well tolerated and considered safe. However, in some cases, rare side effects may be observed such as nausea, diarrhea, anorexia and rash. Discontinue taking this medicine immediately if a rash occurs.

Q. How should Gemnerv 1500mcg Injection be given?

Gemnerv 1500mcg Injection can be injected directly into a vein (intravenously) or into a muscle (intramuscularly). The usual dose is 1 ampoule (0.5 mg of Gemnerv 1500mcg Injection) and is given 3 times a week. After 2 months, 1 ampoule (0.5 mg of Gemnerv 1500mcg Injection) is given every one to three months as a part of maintenance therapy.

Q. What precautions need to be taken while administering Gemnerv 1500mcg Injection?

Avoid taking the injections at the same site every time. If there is intense pain while injecting or if the blood flows back into the syringe, take out the needle and re-insert at a different site.
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References

  1. ScienceDirect. Methylcobalamin/Mecobalamin. [Accessed 05 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Drugs.com. Methylcobalamin/Mecobalamin. [Accessed 05 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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Country of Origin: India
Expires on or after: February, 2021

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