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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
NO (unless...): B12 and B complex are often combined together and are extremely safe. I've given this combo to many people and the only side effect I've seen is temp ... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Grace Akoh-Arrey
16 years experience Pharmacology
Try sublingual tabs: Try the sublingual tablets, then get your levels tested in 3-6 months. Place the tablet beneath your tongue/allow it to dissolve.Can be taken with /w ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
1000 mcg methylcob.: A common dosage is 1000 mcg. I advise the methylcobalamin form if you can find it. B12 is usually absorbed better when taken in a sublingual form. See ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
It depends, no: When someone has insomnia B12 is not the first treatment that comes to mind, but B12 is needed for our bodies to make melatonin which helps regulate s ... Read More
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A 69-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
B12: You should not take vitamin B12 withut getting evaluated for numbness of your feet.You should have b12, methymelonic acid levels and if you are found ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need more info: Unless you are deficient in B12, taking B12 will not make a difference. Body needs about 3-5 micrograms of B12/day. Taking more will not do harm. For ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
2to3 days: It is a water soluble vitamin and gets excreted by kidney and if not needed in body it is excreted within 2to3 days.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Why?: If you think that you are B12 deficient, get it checked out. You don't take injections for fun or to "supply good health".
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
45 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Fix B12 deficiency.: B12 injections will correct B12 deficiency, usually caused by a failure to absorb B12 from the diet. This can be the result of surgery or pernicious ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
31 years experience Gastroenterology
Usually 1 month: For severe deficiency, initially the shots may be daily/weekly. Once levels stable, they are usually given im monthly.
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