Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin) 100 mcg 100 Tablets
- plays a role in energy production by helping the body metabolize carbohydrates and fats
- reduces the risk of developing serious diseases, such as heart disease and dementia
- supports heart health, blood cells and tissues
- assists in the synthesis of essential fatty acids for maintaining myelin
- supports immune system and central nervous system function
- assures continuous synthesis of DNA (the genetic material in all cells)
These individuals may include the following:
- older adults (especially people over the age of 50) who do not have enough hydrochloric acid in their stomach to absorb vitamin B12
- people with anemia whose bodies can't absorb vitamin B12 as well
- people who have had gastrointestinal surgery (i.e. weight loss surgery) or who have digestive disorders, such as celiac disease or Crohn's disease
- people who do not eat enough dietary sources of vitamin B12
- certain medications (Metformin, proton pump inhibitors) can create vitamin B12 deficiencies
In extreme cases, vitamin B12 deficiency can cause damages to the nervous system. Other symptoms include the following:
- tiredness and weakness
- loss of appetite
- weight loss
- megaloblastic anemia
- nerve problems (e.g. numbness and tingling in the hands and feet)
- dementia and poor memory
- soreness of the mouth or tongue
Jamieson Vitamins Vitamin B12 100 mcg contains the following ingredients:
- vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin) 100 mcg
- modified cellulose gum
- vegetable magnesium stearate
- dicalcium phosphate dihydrate
- Excessive alcohol consumption, antibiotics, anti-acne drugs, anti-retrovirals, anti-gout drugs, anti-hypertensives, anti-tuberculosis drugs, anti-ulcer drugs, biguanides (oral anti-diabetic drugs), histamine (H2) blocking drugs, oral contraceptives, proton pump inhibitors, sulfonamides (anti-infectives), tetracyclines (anti-infectives) and epilepsy (seizure) medications can deplete Vitamin B12 levels.
- It is important to ensure adequate folic acid intake with supplemental Vitamin B12 use, because a high intake of one of these vitamins can mask a deficiency of the other.
- No known side effects when taken as directed.
- Do not exceed recommended dose, unless directed by a health care professional.
- Store out of reach of children.