Vitamin B12 (cobalamin)12: Vitamins: Merck Manual Home Edition
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  • People who have symptoms due to nerve damage are usually given vitamin B 12 by injection

  • Injections, which may be self-administered, are given daily or weekly for several weeks until the level of vitamin B 12 returns to normal

  • Then injections are given once a month indefinitely, unless the disorder causing it can be corrected

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  • A vitamin K injection is usually given to newborns to protect them from this disease

  • Breastfed infants who have not received this injection at birth are especially susceptible to vitamin K deficiency

  • Treatment consists of vitamin K injections or adjusting the dose of the anticoagulant

  • The damaged liver may be unable to synthesize prothrombin and other clotting factors even after vitamin K injections

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  • The vitamin B12 has to be administered by injection because people with pernicious anemia do not have adequate protein intrinsic factor (or an effective form of intrinsic factor) and so cannot absorb vitamin B12 taken by mouth

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  • Treatment of pernicious anemia generally requires injections of vitamin B 12 , bypassing intestinal absorption

  • Doses as high as 1 mg (1000 mcg) daily by mouth or 1 mg monthly by intramuscular (IM) injection have been used to treat, without significant side effects

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  • (1000 mcg.) intramuscular injection of vitamin B-12, which is difficult to maintain over a long period of time

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  • METHODS: Nine patients received a 500 microg methylcobalamin injection 3 times a week for 6 months

  • Eight weeks after recovery from facial nerve paralysis caused by inoculation with HSV-1, the mice were treated with auricular skin scratch at the site of the previous inoculation, or with intraperitoneal injection of anti-CD3 monoclonal antibody (mAb), or combination of both procedures

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  • To keep your dog bright and aid blood cell production you need to give a B12 vitamin supplement preferably by injection from your veterinarian


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  • A genetic defect that causes vitamin B12 deficiencies is responsible for pernicious anemia, a serious disorder, which must be treated with injections of vitamin B12 or else neurologic damage may occur


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  • For example, they may be given by mouth, given by injection, or placed into the eye or into the bladder

    How to review your blood test results

  • C-peptide levels usually correlate with the insulin levels, except when people take insulin injections

  • When a patient is hypoglycemic, this test may be useful to determine whether high insulin levels are due to excessive pancreatic release of insulin, or from an injection of insulin

    Molecular Weight Determination

  • Samples are then injected by applying an electrical field (electrokinetic injection) and the proteins migrate based on their molecular weight

  • It is essential that you correlate the injection time with appearance of the peaks for the standards to obtain a molecular weight for your TDH sample, so pay close attention to the settings on your chart recorder


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