Buy Hydroxocobalamin 1mg online in the UK
You can buy Hydroxocobalamin 1mg/ml Solution for Injection from Oxford Online Pharmacy with a private prescription. Once you have placed your order for this medicine, you can send your prescription in the post to the following address:
Oxford Online Pharmacy
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What does Hydroxocobalamin do?
Hydroxocobalamin 1mg/ml solution for injection contains the active ingredient Hydroxocobalamin acetate which is used to treat B12 deficiency, normally found in people with a restricted diet such as vegetarians and vegans. Having a B12 deficiency can cause a condition called anaemia, which means that the amount of red blood cells in the body is low.
How to use Hydroxocobalamin Solution for Injection?
You should always use this medicine as directed by your prescribing doctor.
This medicine should be injected into a muscle. Depending on your individual needs and response to treatment the dose can vary.
A medical professional will likely monitor your vitamin B12 and Folic acid levels in your blood throughout your treatment.
Initially, you will take between 250mcg and 1000mcg on alternate days, the dose will depend on your condition and response to the Hydroxocobalamin injections.
Once you reach the maintenance dose stage, depending on your doctor's recommendations, your dose will likely be reduced by 1mg every 2-3 months.
Possible side effects of Hydroxocobalamin
With any medicine, you may experience side effects, however, not everybody will get them.
You should contact your doctor straight away if you experience any of the following symptoms:
- swelling of the lips and face
- difficulty in breathing, skin rash and redness (this could be symptoms of a serious allergic reaction)
- irregular heartbeat (due to low levels of potassium in the blood) during the start of treatment
Rare: may affect up to 1 in 1,000 people
- Acniform and bullous eruptions (acne-like and blistery skin eruptions)
Not known: frequency cannot be estimated from the available data
- Headache, dizziness
- Chromaturia (unusual coloured urine)
- Malaise (feeling unwell)
- Rash, itching
- Paraesthesia (feeling of pins and needles)
- Tremor (tremble or shakes)
- Injection site reactions including injection site pain, injection site erythema, injection site pruritus, injection site induration, and injection site swelling (Reactions at the site of the injection)
- Exanthema (a widespread skin rash)
- Hot flushes (a feeling of intense heat with sweating and rapid heartbeat)
- Chills (feeling of coldness accompanied by shivering)
- Hypokalaemia (decreased potassium levels in the blood)
- Reactive thrombocytosis (body produces too many platelets)
- Nausea (feeling sick), vomiting, diarrhoea