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A 61-year-old female asked:

I have hydroxocobalamin 1mg./1ml. solution for b12 injections every 12 weeks for enlarged red blood cells anaemia. no improvement. why please?

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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 73 years experience
Ask your doc: Whether the lack of improvement suggests folate (folic acid) deficiency. This can cause the same kind of anemia as b12. If this turns out to be true, you would need to continue B12 at the same time with folate (folic acid).

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Last updated Jun 24, 2014

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