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Generic Name: CYANOCOBALAMIN - INJECTION Pronounced: (SYE-an-oh-koe-BAL-a-min) Cyanocobalamin (Vitamin B-12) Inj Interactions
Your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of any
possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them. Do not start,
stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with your doctor or
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or
pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use,
drugs that may affect blood cell production (e.g.,
chloramphenicol, anti-cancer drugs, HIV drugs)
other vitamins/nutritional supplements (especially folic
Certain other drugs may interfere with laboratory tests
for vitamin B12 levels, possibly causing false test results. Tell laboratory
personnel and all your doctors if you take any of the
anti-infective drugs (e.g., amoxicillin,
Generic Name: CYANOCOBALAMIN - ORAL Pronounced: (SYE-an-oh-koe-BAL-a-min) Cyanocobalamin (Vitamin B-12) Oral Interactions
The effects of some drugs can change if you take other
drugs or herbal products at the same time. This can increase your risk for
serious side effects or may cause your medications not to work correctly. These
drug interactions are possible, but do not always occur. Your doctor or
pharmacist can often prevent or manage interactions by changing how you use
your medications or by close monitoring.
To help your doctor and pharmacist give you the best care,
be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the products you use
(including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products)
before starting treatment with this product. While using this product, do not
start, stop, or change the dosage of any other medicines you are using without
your doctor's approval.
Some products that may interact with...
There have been headlines over and over about how acid reflux medications can affect bone health. Now research is also indicating that these types of medications may also cause deficiencies of vitamin B-12 . Vitamin B-12 keeps the body's nerve and blood cells healthy, makes DNA and prevents megaloblastic anemia. In order for the body to adequately absorb B-12, there has to be hydrochloric acid present in the stomach. The reduction of this acid by acid reflux medications can cause a deficiency. Symptoms of B-12 deficiency are tiredness, weakness, constipation, loss of appetite or tingling in the extremities. Deficiencies of B-12 should be treated quickly because it can cause permanent nerve damage even in those who do not go on to develop anemia. Due to the lack of acid present in the stomach of those on PPI medications, oral supplementation of B-12 may not be as effective as other methods. Nasal gels or, more frequently, B-12 shots can help to correct a defic...
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