Recommended use: Lowers homocysteine levels for protective cardiovascular benefits. Superior to the more common form, cyanocobalamin as cyanocobalamin does not convert to enough methylcobalamin to correct some forms of anemia, neurological defects and aging. Methylcobalamin is the active form of vitamin B12 for maximum benefit. Sublingual tablets allow for fast acting delivery system directly into blood stream.
Ingredients: Vitamin B12 (Methylcobalamin) 1000 mcg
Non-medicinal ingredients: Lactose, microcrystalline cellulose, croscarmellose sodium, vegetable grade magnesium stearate (lubricant).
Recommended dose: 1 tablet per day or as directed by a health care practitioner. Dissolve under the tongue. Keep out of reach of children.
Amount: 60 tablets
Cautions: Supplemental folic acid may mask a B12 deficiency, which should be ruled out, and folic acid and increased potassium intake is recommended with B12 therapy. B12 is considered safe in pregnant and lactating women, and may be indicated in children with a low dietary intake.
Although several classes of drugs, such as aminoglycosides, anticonvulsants, bile acid sequestrants, and proton pump inhibitors, antihyperglycemic medications (Metformin), acne therapy (isotretinoin) are known to either interfere with B12 absorption or function, there are no known negative interactions caused by B12 supplementation with any medications.