Methycobal

What is Methycobal?

Methylcobalamin (mecobalamin, MeCbl, or MeB) is a cobalamin, a form of vitamin B. It differs from cyanocobalamin in that the cyanide is replaced by a methyl group. From the perspective of coordination chemistry, methylcobalamin is notable as a rare example of a compound that contains metal-alkyl bonds. Nickel-methyl intermediates have been proposed for the final step of methanogenesis.

Methylcobalamin is equivalent physiologically to vitamin B, and can be used to prevent or treat pathology arising from a lack of vitamin B (vitamin B12 deficiency), such as pernicious anemia.

Methylcobalamin is also used in the treatment of peripheral neuropathy, diabetic neuropathy, and as a preliminary treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

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Goodafternoon sir, My question is - my father aged 80 years.He was prescribed Methycobal injection 500 mg once in a week for 4 inj. for leg pain...

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1. Its 500mcg. It is a water soluble vitamin, so no harm in taking even at this age. usually it is given on alternate days. since your doctor...

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Goodafternoon sir, My question is -one of my my patients having aged 80 years.She is suffering from Sevre Backpain and Bodyache,they r nt interest...

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hello...
methylcobalamine has no analgesic property...so it would not give any pain relief

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Suggest treatment for recurrent Bell's palsy
1-aciclovir-800 mg ------3times a day
2-ntomec-G---------2 times a day
3-vrehat vatchintamni ras...

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Medicines and physiotherapy would help.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

I have noted your wife's symptoms. It is unfortunate that she has...

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Goodafternoon sir, My question is -one of my my patients having aged 80 years.She is suffering from Sevre Backpain and Bodyache,they r nt interest...

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Goodafternoon sir, My question is - my father aged 80 years.He was prescribed Methycobal injection 500 mg once in a week for 4 inj. for leg pain...

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