Generic Name: CYANOCOBALAMIN - INJECTION Pronounced: (SYE-an-oh-koe-BAL-a-min) Cyanocobalamin (Vitamin B-12) Inj Precautions
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I have been troubled with migraine for a number of years. I have also been diagnosed with B12 deficiency. About two (2) years or so ago I started having these tightening feeling in my head. When I went to my doctor he said that I was having seizures, which was as a result of my B12 deficiency. Also when I have headaches my sight deteriorates each time that happens.
I take B12 injections once per month and also I take Tripletal 300 mg. Can you tell me if my sight will stop deteriorating and if I will ever stop taking the Tripletal tablets. I hope that this does not prevent me from conceiving.
Thanks in advance, Janice.
Your questions are excellent but frankly, not answerable. It would require foretelling the future. Have you ha d an ophthalmologic exam? I also do not know of a strong relationship between B12 deficiency and seizures. Any medication usage during pregnancy has to be discussed with th...
Definition Anemia is a condition in which the body does not have enough healthy red blood cells. Red blood cells provide oxygen to body tissues. Vitamin B12 deficiency anemia is a low red blood cell count due to a lack of vitamin B12 . See also: Megaloblastic anemia Pernicious anemia Alternative Names Macrocytic anemia Causes, incidence, and risk factors Your body needs vitamin B12 to make red blood cells. In order to provide vitamin B12 to your cells: You must eat enough foods that contain vitamin B12, such as meat, poultry, shellfish, eggs, and dairy products. Your body must absorb enough vitamin B12. Your body uses a special protein, called intrinsic factor , released by cells in the stomach. The combination of vitamin B12 attached to intrinsic factor is absorbed in the last part of the small intestine. A lack of vitamin B12 in the diet may be due to: Eating a vegetarian diet Poor diet in infancy Poor nutrition during pregnancy A number of problems can make it difficult for your body to absorb enoug...
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