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Some commonly used brand names are: In the U.S. -- Alphamin(2) Cobex(1) Cobolin-M(1) Crystamine(1) Crysti-12(1) Cyanoject(1) Cyomin(1) Hydrobexan(2) Hydro-Cobex(2) Hydro-Crysti-12(2) Hydroxy-Cobal(2) LA-12(2) Neuroforte-R(1) Nascobal(1) Primabalt(1) Rubramin PC(1) Shovite(1) Vibal(1) Vibal LA(2) Vitabee 12(1) In Canada -- Anacobin(1) Bedoz(1)
For quick reference, the following supplements are numbered to match the corresponding brand names.
This information applies to the following:
1.Cyanocobalamin ( sye-an-oh-koe-BAL-a-min)(***)
2. Hydroxocobalamin (hye-drox-oh-koe-BAL-a-min )(***)(**)
(***)Generic name product may be available in the U.S.
(s.)Generic name product may be available in Canada
(*)Not commercially available in the U.S.
(**)Not commercially available in Canada
Antianemic Cyanocobalamin Hydroxocobalamin Diagnostic aid, vitamin B (12) deficiency Cyanocobalamin Hydroxocobalamin Nutritional supplement, vitamin Cyanocobalamin Hydroxocobalamin Description
Vitamins VYE-ta-mins are compounds that you (must) have for growth and health. They are needed in small amounts only and are usually available in the foods that you eat. Vitamin B (12) is necessary for healthy blood. Cyanocobalamin and hydroxocobalamin are man-made forms of vitamin B (12).
Some people have a medical problem called pernicious anemia in which vitamin B (12) is not absorbed from the intestine. Others may have a badly diseased intestine or have had a large part of their stomach or intestine removed, so that vitamin B (12) cannot be absorbed. These people need to receive vitamin B ( 12) by …