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A 21-year-old male asked about a 53-year-old female:

How often can i get sc vit. b12 inj. if i don't have a deficiency but just want an extra boost of the vitamin?

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
No good interval : Before you start such a program you need discuss this with your physician and if your physician agrees you should have a baseline blood value of your vitamin B 12 before you start . There should be little downside of who doing this
Dr. David Voran
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Shouldn't at all: Vitamins do very little good if there's no deficiency so you shouldn't waste your money. Spend it on healthy food and activity you enjoy.

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Last updated Nov 27, 2017

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