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how much b12 injection should i take

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Rapid: If you are B12 deficient, the anemia will improve and reticulocyte count rise within a week. If your have a neurologic deficit, you'll notice an impro ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dov Finman
9 years experience Adolescent Medicine
No: If you experience side effects, you can discontinue the medication and the side effects will subside.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
No idea: No one can predict exactly how much weight any given individual will lose on any given treatment. Many other factors affect weight. Some, such as diet ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
B12: B12 injections work immediately, and serum levels show increase within the day.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
34 years experience Family Medicine
Expired meds: Two sides to this answer - the "legal" side - no - medications have expiration dates for reasons of potency and sterility. Over time medicatons ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
Vegetarians and B12: Vegetarians should supplement with B12 regularly. B12 is water soluble, so you could use it daily. Probably better would be to use a sublingual B12 ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No harm in taking: You B12 level is at the low end of normal. Taking B12 sublingually will not do any harm, but since you had an injection, you, in all likelihood, do no ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Most neuropathies do not resolve. They may improve with time but they improve very slowly.
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Dr. Julie Reardon
30 years experience Family Medicine
Check w/ pharmacist: How expired are the injections? What is the solution they are in? Sometimes products are ok to use after the expiration date for a short time but les ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No benefit: There is no use for vitamin B12 injections unless a person is vitamin B12 deficient and has a disease called pernicious anemia.

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