What are vitamin b shots for?

Often Money&Placebo. Apologize for the negativity, but b vitamin is not 1 but a group of vitamins, b1, b2, b3, b5, b6, b7, B9 & B12 (others turned to be variations of this list). Look up b vitamins on http://en.Wikipedia.Org for overview. Like all vitamins, they are widely available in most foods; why we have not maintained typically just 1 gene needed for a single protein enzyme to make them out of whatever we eat.

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What is vitamin b complex and a shot of depomedrol (methylprednisolone) for?

Depomedrol, (methylprednisolone) Vit B. Vitamin b complex injection is givenwhen requirements are increased as in fever, severe burns, alcoholism, and prolonged or wasting diseases Depomedrol injection is used to treat pain and swelling that occurs with arthritis and other joint disorders. This medication may also be used to treat severe allergic reactions and immune system disorders. Read more...

Ever had a vitamin b shot, and if so, how do you feel?

B12 injections. Sometimes they also include b1 and b2 among others. In general, don't feel much different after shot. Sometimes people say more energy and other times people say sleep better. B vitamins help the central nervous system so they can cause a lot of changes, particularly if you are deficient. Read more...

What are health benefits of getting a vitamin b shot?

Only if deficient. If you have a healthy diet you will get sufficent b vitamins, and a shot isn't needed / doesn't really do anything. B6 deficiency can be caused by a very limited diet (happens in alcoholism) and B12 deficiency can occur with strict vegan diets, or in the condition pernicious anemia. In these cases, injections of b6 or B12 are important part of the treatment. Read more...
Biochemistry. The established guidelines for vitamins in general is to prevent diseases of deficiency. For example taking just enough Niacin (b3) to prevent pellagra. The minimum daily requirement is set up for this and nothing more. It is a. Read more...

Is taking vitamin b orally the same as a shot? N why do people get injections for? N if I wanted2who do I go to my pcp?

For most people. There are some people who don't have the ability to absorb B12 through the gut, causing anemia. This condition is rare. Most people absorb it just fine, making injections unnecessary. Unless you've been diagnosed with pernicious anemia you shouldn't have a problem taking oral b12. Read more...

Will a vitamin b shot help for the flu?

Not really. There are a bunch of different b vitamins but I am not aware that any can augment the utility of an influenza immunization. Read more...
No. The answer is no- unless you are B12 deficient, in which case you need a full evaluation to why you are deficient. Especially since B12 deficiency can lead to neurological problems and anemia. Read more...
It could. Some patient feel more energy after B12 shot and take every month, I do not no if it help in the flu treatment. Good luck. Read more...

How often can I get a vitamin b blend shot where it is beneficial and not wasted money?

As often as 3x/week. B vitamins are water soluble and circulate through the system, getting taken up by cells and/or excreted via the kidneys fairly quickly. Anywhere from 1-3x/week could be tolerated well, depending on need. Read more...