cyanocobalamin (oral, Vitamin B-12)

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GENERIC NAME: cyanocobalamin oral

BRAND NAME: Vitamin B12, B12

PRESCRIPTION: No

GENERIC AVAILABLE: Yes

PRESCRIBED FOR:

  • Oral cyanocobalamin is used to treat or prevent vitamin B12 deficiency.
  • Vitamin B12 also is used to treat hyperhomocysteinemia.

SIDE EFFECTS: Common side effects of cyanocobalamin include:

Other possible side effects of cyanocobalamin include:

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/5/2016



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