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Methylcobalamin is a form of vitamin B12 which is used to treat vitamin B12 deficiency. It is also used in the treatment of pernicious anemia. Methylcobalamin deficiency is seen in patients with fish tapeworm infestation, a malignancy of pancreas or bowel and folic acid deficiency.
How does the drug work?
Methylcobalamin plays an important role in the cell growth, cell reproduction, hematopoiesis, and myelin synthesis (in the nerves). It works in conjugation with folic acid and enhances the synthesis of DNA. Methylcobalamin maintains the functions of bone marrow and enhances the production of red blood cells. It is also required for the metabolism of carbohydrate, fat, and protein. Deficiency of methylcobalamin can decrease the metabolism of folic acid and can lead to folic acid deficiency.
What are the common side effect?
The common side effects of methylcobalamin are stomach pain, bleeding from the gums or nose, bluish discoloration of the lips and fingernails, chest pain, cough, decreased urine output, difficulty in breathing, eye pain, fatigue, and increased heartbeat.
Important Information for use
• People with bone marrow depression should not use Zepcar CR medicine.
• Avoid the Zepcar CR drug if an allergic reaction was seen with an earlier use of carbamazepine.
• Do not take any other antidepressant drugs along with Carbafen tablet. If a MAO-inhibitor drug was used in the past 14 days, then do not take Zepcar CR.
• Call the doctor immediately in the case of skin rash, unusual weakness, bleeding and fever. This is because of the chances of Carbafen side effects such as life-threatening skin rash.
• Continue the Zepcar CR medication for the full length prescribed by the doctor.
• Pregnant women should not start or stop using Zepcar CR unless instructed by the doctor.
• Don’t get exposed to sunlight due to the risk of sunburn with Zepcar CR.
• Do not take grapefruit juice while using Zepcar CR.
1. What dietary restrictions should I follow while taking methylcobalamin supplements? You should avoid drinking alcohol while taking methylcobalamin supplements.
2. Is it safe to give methylcobalamin supplements for children? Yes, methylcobalamin supplements are safe for children. They are prescribed for the treatment of pernicious anemia and vitamin B12 deficiency in the infants and children.
3. Can I take methylcobalamin supplements during pregnancy? Yes, you can take methylcobalamin supplements during pregnancy as it promotes the growth of red blood cells in the mother and fetus.
4. Should I undergo any test while taking methylcobalamin supplements? Methylcobalamin supplements may decrease potassium levels in patients with severe methylcobalamin deficiency.
5. When can I stop taking the methylcobalamin medicine? Do not stop the medication unless prescribed by the doctor, as methylcobalamin has rebound effects.