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ME 12 Injection


Overview

Introduction of ME Injection

ME 12 Injection 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.

ME 12 Injection is administered as an injection by a healthcare professional. Kindly do not self administer. Please consult your doctor in case any injection site reactions like pain, swelling or redness are observed.

This medicine is generally safe to use with minimal side effects. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Uses of ME Injection

ME Injection side effects

Common
No common side effects seen

How to use ME Injection

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

How ME Injection works

ME 12 Injection is a form of vitamin B12 that restores its level in the body thereby helping in treating certain anemias and nerve problems.

ME Injection related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with ME 12 Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
ME 12 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.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
ME 12 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
SAFE
ME 12 Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of ME 12 Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of ME 12 Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • ME 12 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking ME with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to ME

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I am vegetarian and i am having deficiency of vitamin B12 how to cure vitamin b 12
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User Feedback


FAQs

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

The primary dietary source of vitamin B12 is meat, fish, eggs and dairy products. Vitamin B12 is not found naturally in foods such as fruits, vegetables, and grains. Therefore, it is usually noticed that vegetarians or vegans are deficient in vitamin B12.

Q. What is ME?

ME is vitamin B12. It 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. What happens if I have vitamin B12 deficiency?

Vitamin B12 deficiency may cause tiredness, weakness, constipation, loss of appetite, weight loss, and megaloblastic anemia. 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 ME safe?

ME is generally well tolerated and considered safe. Rare side effects may include nausea, diarrhea, anorexia and rash. Discontinue taking this medicine immediately if rash occurs.

Q. How should ME be given?

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

Q. What precautions need to be taken while administering ME?

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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Systopic Laboratories Pvt. Ltd., 101, Pragati Chambers, Commercial Complex, Ranjit Nagar, New Delhi-110008
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