Methycobal

Methycobal

mecobalamin

Manufacturer:

Eisai

Distributor:

Zuellig
/
HI-Eisai
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Mecobalamin
Indications/Uses
Peripheral neuropathies. Inj: Megaloblastic anemia due to vit B12 deficiency.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Peripheral neuropathies Tab Adult 3 tab daily into 3 divided doses. Amp 1 amp IM or IV 3 times/wk. Megaloblastic anemia Adult 1 amp IM or IV 3 times/wk. After 2 mth, reduced to single administration of 1 amp at 1-3 mth interval as maintenance.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Special Precautions
Discontinue if there is no response after >1 mth. Prolonged use of larger doses in patients whose occupation requires the handling of Hg or Hg compd.
Adverse Reactions
Anorexia, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, anaphylactoid reaction eg, decrease in BP or dyspnea.
MIMS Class
Nootropics & Neurotonics/Neurotrophics
ATC Classification
B03BA05 - mecobalamin ; Belongs to the class of vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin and analogues). Used in the treatment of anemia.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Methycobal inj 500 mcg/mL
Packing/Price
10 × 1's
Form
Methycobal tab 500 mcg
Packing/Price
100's
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