Mecobalamin (Nurokind 500 mcg) is a form of vitamin B12 used to keep healthy blood cells and the nervous system. It is used in the treatment of peripheral neuropathies and megaloblastic anemia.
Drug = Mecobalamin
Strength = 500 mcg
Manufacturer = Mankind
Quantity per sleeve = 12 Inj (for the price quoted)
How To Take Mecobalamin (Nurokind 500 mcg)
Take this medicine exactly as directed by your doctor or according to the instructions on the label. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.
Try to take it at the same time each day.
Mecobalamin must be taken regularly for it to be effective. Continue taking this medicine even when you feel better/well. Do not stop taking it unless instructed by the doctor.
Dosage of Mecobalamin (Nurokind 500 mcg)
Peripheral neuropathies: 500 mcg 3 times weekly.
Megaloblastic anemia caused by vitamin B12 deficiency: 500 mcg 3 times weekly for 2 months. Maintenance therapy: 500 mcg every 1-3 months.
Missed Dose of Mecobalamin (Nurokind 500 mcg)
If you often forget to take your medicine, let your doctor and pharmacist know.
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and return to your usual dosing schedule.
Do not double a dose under any circumstances.
If you think you may have used Mecobalamin more than the usual dose, please seek medical help immediately.
Contraindications of Mecobalamin (Nurokind 500 mcg)
There are no known contraindications for Mecobalamin.
Side Effects of Mecobalamin (Nurokind 500 mcg)
Mecobalamin may have the following side effects:
- Abdominal pain
- Hot sensation
- Pain/induration (IM)
- Hypersensitivity reaction
Warnings of Mecobalamin (Nurokind 500 mcg)
Inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any of these medicines:
- Birth control pills
Always notify your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics such as traditional Chinese medicines, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.
This list does not include all medicines that may interact with Mecobalamin.
How Does It Work?
Mecobalamin is a naturally occurring vitamin B12 in the body which acts as a coenzyme of methionine synthetase in the transmethylation of homocysteine to methionine for various metabolic functions that are essential in cell replication and hematopoiesis. It works in promoting protein and nucleic acid synthesis, production of all epithelial cells and maintenance of myelin throughout the nervous system.
Mecobalamin is used to treat the following conditions:
- Peripheral neuropathies
- Megaloblastic anemia caused by vitamin B12 deficiency
Special Precautions and Connected Warnings
Take special precautions if you have the following conditions:
- Avoid alcohol
- Solution for injection: Store between 2-8°C. Protect from light.
- Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children.
- Do not use Mecobalamin that is expired or out of expiry date.