Methylcobalamin

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Methylcobalamin
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Clinical data
Routes of
administration
oral,subliungal,injection.
ATC code
Identifiers
CAS Number
PubChem CID
E number{{#property:P628}}
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Chemical and physical data
FormulaC63H91CoN13O14P
Molar mass1344.38 g/mol

Methylcobalamin is a cobalamin (MeB12) used in peripheral neuropathy, diabetic neuropathy etc. It is a form of vitamin B12. It has been studied in conjunction with sleep-wake rhythm disorders, where it appears to yield benefits, but at a low or inconsistent level.[1]

It is used in vitamin B12 deficiency (pernicious anemia) treatment.

Availability

Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Bangladesh manufactures this drug under the trade name Methicol.

Cipla Ltd manufactures this drug in India under the trade name Mecovit.

Bosnalijek of Bosnia and Herzegovina manufactures this drug under the trade name Cobal.

See also

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