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Max b12 dosage

A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Pulmonary Critical Care 36 years experience
1000 micro: Equals one milligram this dose works for most people. See doc if any trouble.
Dr. Kelty Baker
Hematology 28 years experience
B12 deficiency: The usual dose for vitamin B12 orally is 1 mg (1000 mcg) orally once daily. Some people need 2 mg (2000 mcg). It is never necessary to take more than ... Read More
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Interesting question: Adults generally need 2.6 micrograms b12/day. To replace deficiencies, im shots bypass gut absorption problems that can contribute to deficiency in th... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
Holistic Medicine 37 years experience
Vegan?: If you eat fish, chicken or meat regularly, you probably don't need to supplement at all if you are vegan, you do. Ask your doctor to check your B12 l... Read More
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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
0.024 mg: The rda for B12 is 0.0024 mg (2.4 mcg) for adults, 0.0026mg if pregnant and 0.0028 mg if if breastfeeding. Because 0.0024 is so low it is commonly w... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
None: There is no harm in taking these vitamins . They will maintain your levels.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
Recheck B12 level: Before increasing your dose of vitamin B12 supplementation, you should have your vitmain B12 level rechecked to make sure that it has not yet normaliz... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Vit. B12: If you are deficient in vit.B12 then one injection of 1000mg per month is the proper dose. If you take a tab. Then one per day is adequate.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Inject 1mg per month: Vitamin B12 is usually given 1 milligram per month as an injection. Early in the course of treatment, the doctor may give the 1 mg (1000 micrograms) d... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 17 years experience
No, but : No but your pcp can tell you if you truly need B12 replacement, if yes why, how much, etc.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 73 years experience
Paradox: When you start the correct vitamin treatment there is a paradoxical increase in symptoms that is temporary. Continue and these symptoms will disappear... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Methylcobalamine: Injections once a week for six weeks comprise a typical short-term methylcobalamin injection regimen. These might need to be repeated over time. Possi... Read More

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