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Methylcobalamin 2500Mcg Injection



Methylcobalamin 2500Mcg Injection

Methylcobalamin Injection contains methylcobalamin which is a man-made form of Vitamin B12 and is essential for brain function, nerve health, and red blood cell production. This medication is specially used to treat deficiency of vitamin B12 in people with peripheral neuropathy (nerve pain in hands and feet) and anaemia. It regulates various vital bodily functions like blood formation, cell multiplication, and protein synthesis. 

Dosage Of Methylcobalamin 2500Mcg Injection

The dosage of Methylcobalamin Injection is determined by your doctor depending upon your health condition and the requirements of the body. Do not self-inject this medication as it may cause some serious side effects.


Keep it far from the reach of children.
Store it in a cool and dry place.
Keep it at a given temperature as mentioned in the package. 

Side Effects Of  Methylcobalamin 2500Mcg Injection

This medication has the same minor and major side effects that can be seen in some patients.

  • Vomiting and Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Decreased appetite
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Skin rash
  • Discomfort and Chest pain 
  • Pain at the injection site


  • There is no evidence to say whether this medication is safe or not while consuming alcohol. Please consult with your doctor about the use of this medication
  • The use of this medication may not be safe at the time of pregnancy. Although there are a few studies on humans and studies on animals have shown harmful side effects on the developing baby. Your health specialist will describe the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing this medication to you.
  • During breastfeeding, it is considered unsafe to use Methylcobalamin Injection as it can cause some serious side effects and also it is directly excreted in the breast milk which can cause harm to the baby. 
  • Do not drive immediately after consuming this medication if you feel any side effects that may affect your concentration. 
  • Consult your doctor if you are suffering from any disease related to the liver or kidney. The dose adjustment may be required and is determined by your doctor. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Is Methylcobalamin Injection safe to use?
Methylcobalamin Injection is generally well tolerated and considered to be safe. However, in rare cases, some side effects may be observed in some patients such as diarrhoea, nausea, anorexia and rash. Stop taking this medicine immediately and consult your doctor if a rash occurs.

How should Methylcobalamin Injection be given?
Methylcobalamin Injection can be injected intravenously (directly into a vein) or intramuscularly (into a muscle). The usual dose of medication is 1 ampoule (0.5 mg of Methylcobalamin Injection) and is given 3 times in one week. After 2 months, it is given between one to three months as a maintenance therapy.

What precautions should I take while administering Methylcobalamin Injection?
Try to avoid using Methylcobalamin Injection at the same site every time. While injecting this medication if there is intense pain or if your blood flows back into the syringe, then immediately take out the needle and re-insert it at different sites of your body.

Can this medication be taken while breastfeeding?
This medication is considered to be unsafe for breastfeeding mothers as this is directly excreted into the milk which can cause harm to your baby.

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