Is vitamin B12 the same as vitamin b-complex?

No. Vit B12 is one of group of b vitamins. B complex supplements typically have several b vitamins in their mix. This can vary with manufacturer.

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B12 is 264.8nmol/l normal between 141-698. do I need a vitamin B12 supplement or a vitamin b complex would be good to raise the number?

As you noted... your B12 level is NORMAL, and as such does not require undue concern or supplementation. Why was it checked in the first place in an otherwise healthy 21 year old male? Read more...

All sites where I inject im vitamin b complex are bruised. Sites where I inject vitamin B12 are not. Why?

Did I misunderstand? You're a young adult who lists no terribly serious illness for which you would require injectable vitamins of any sort rather than vitamins taken orally. If someone has told you that "injections are better", perhaps because they are painful, i would question this advice. You clearly value your health & i'd urge you to reconsider injecting yourself at all, or get with a mainstream dr. Read more...
Don't know. May be something about the technique or volume of injection. Why on earth are you injecting either one? Read more...

Why do I feel exhausted and what can I do to make this fatigue go away? (22 year old female) for the last few years, I am always tired no matter what I do. I have tried vitamin b-12, vitamin b complex, multivitamin, iron, sleeping 6 hours regularly, sleep

Most . Most doctors are taught that lab results that are in the "reference range" are normal, even when people don't feel well. This may have been the case with your "normal" bloodwork. Your symptoms of fatigue, muscle pain and weakness could be related to low thyroid function, adrenal fatigue, hormonal imbalances and/or nutrient deficiencies. Especially because your symptoms are getting worse, you need to see a doctor who will run a thorough panel of lab tests, including several thyroid tests (not just a tsh), hormone levels, vitamin levels, and adrenal tests, who will interpret the results correctly in light of your symptoms, and be able to prescribe effective treatment. A comprehensive approach is the most likely to help you feel like yourself again. Read more...
Hard to say. From your post the one thing that jumps out is your sleep history. Six hours/d may not be enough and the type of sleep you are getting may not be sufficient. You may want to add a sleep study to your workup. Sometimes the simple items carry a lot of weight. Read more...

What is vitamin b complex? Does it include B12?

A supplement. Containing the group of b vitamins, so yes. However the problem with b 12 is usually with absorption so a pill may not be the answer for established deficiency. Read more...
B Complex has B12. Vitamin B Complex usually contains: B-1 (thiamine), B-2 (riboflavin), B-3 (niacin), B-5 (pantothenic acid), B-6 (pyridoxine), B-7 (biotin), B-9 (folic acid) & B-12 (cobalamin). Read more...

What is the difference between vitamin b complex and b12?

Brewer's Yeast. Brewer's yeast contains b-complex vitamins including: b1 (thiamine), b2 (riboflavin), b3 (niacin), b5 (pantothenic acid), b6 (pyridoxine), B9 (folic acid), and h or b7 (biotin). http://tinyurl.com/kfvkmn5 it does not contain B12 (cobolamin), which is essential for metabolism, neurological function, and blood formation. Most "b complex" supplements do contain B12 along with the rest. Read more...
Depends. Brewers yeast is often saccharomyces cerevisiae. Nutritional yeast is inactivated yeast that has been fortified with synthetic b vitamins. The B12 added is synthetic Cyanocobalamin and not the best form which is methylcobalamin. Read more...

Do vitamin b complex & B12 energize or relax a person? . ..I've heard both! And how would this effect dosing times (upon waking vs close to bedtime)?

You have the wrong . Concept. Vitamins are catalysts that make the complex machinery in the brain/body work efficiently, their deficiency will give symptoms that have to be interpreted by an expert. You can't use them like taking an Aspirin for a headache because they are nutrients, not pharmaceutical drugs. Read more...