- Needed for healthy red blood cells.
- Ideal for vitamin B12 nutritional deficiencies.
Vitamin B12 is essential for the normal function of all our bodies’ cells, and plays a critical role in energy metabolism. Vitamin B12 is essential for red blood cell production and is also required for folic acid metabolism.
Humans must obtain dietary vitamin B12 from animal foods such as organ and muscle meats. Strict vegetarians who avoid all animal products may develop B12 deficiency.
There is an increased requirement for vitamin B12 in pregnancy, coeliac disease and other gastrointestinal disorders where there may be malabsorption. The elderly and vegans are at particular risk of vitamin B12 deficiency.
Adults – Take 1 tablet twice a day with meals, or as professionally prescribed.
Children under 12 years – Only as professionally prescribed.
Contraindications and cautions
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding consult your healthcare professional before use.
Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin) 100 µg
A pale pink, small, round bioconvex tablet with pink flecks and an embossed B and a break bar.