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Flober 500mcg Injection

By ZEE LABORATORIES LTD
1ml Injection

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Flober 500mcg Injection Description

Flober 500mcg Injection is used in vitamin B12 deficiency, anaemia and a painful nerve disease called peripheral neuropathy. It contains mecobalamin or methylcobalamin also known as vitamin B12. It

helps in red blood cell formation, cell metabolism, nerve function and the production of DNA. This medicine will be given in the hospital by your doctor or nurse as an injection. Do not self-inject it. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from, before starting Flober 500mcg Injection .

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ContainsMecobalamin (Methylcobalamin)
UsesVitamin B12 deficiency
Side effectsPain and swelling at injection site, skin rash, itching
TherapyVITAMIN
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uses

Uses of Flober 500mcg Injection

Flober 500mcg Injection is used in vitamin B12 deficiency and megaloblastic anaemia (a blood disorder caused due to deficiency of vitamin B12). It is used in the treatment of painful nerve disease ca...
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contraindications

Contraindications of Flober 500mcg Injection

  • If you are allergic to Mecobalamin or any other ingredients of Flober 500mcg Injection .
  • If you are suffering from any type of kidney disease.
  • If you have or have ever had Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy (slow, painless loss of vision, first in one eye and then in the other eye).
sideEffects

Side effects of Flober 500mcg Injection

  • Pain and swelling at injection site
  • Skin rash
  • Itching
  • Swelling
  • Muscle cramps
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Diarrhoea
  • Headache
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Flober 500mcg Injection

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Flober 500mcg Injection during pregnancy?
A:
Your doctor may advise you oral supplements containing vitamin B12 and folic acid during pregnancy. Flober 500mcg Injection shall be given by your doctor in pregnancy only if essential. Safety in pregnancy is not known.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Flober 500mcg Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of the Flober 500mcg Injection pass into the breastmilk and is unlikely to harm a nursing infant when used in recommended doses. However, consult a doctor before using this injection while breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Flober 500mcg Injection ?
A:
Yes, you can drive if you don’t experience any side effects with Flober 500mcg Injection .
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Flober 500mcg Injection ?
A:
Regular consumption of alcohol decreases vitamin B12 absorption from the gastrointestinal tract. Decreased vitamin B12 levels lead to Hence, it is better to avoid.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any existing medical condition like diabetes, hypertension, kidney or liver problem.
  • You are on other medications, supplements or following any complementary or integrative health approaches.
  • You have an eye disorder called Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy (slow and painless loss of vision).
  • You consume alcohol in excess regularly, your doctor may monitor your vitamin B12 levels to check the progress of treatment.
  • You develop an allergic reaction after taking the Flober 500mcg Injection .
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Flober 500mcg Injection

How Does It Work?

Vitamin B12 is needed for the formation of red blood cells in the body and their growth. It helps in the absorption of folic acid and carbohydrates from food. It is essential for keeping our nerves he...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Flober 500mcg Injection

  • Flober 500mcg Injection will be given to you as an injection by a doctor or nurse in a hospital or clinic.
  • Be careful of any instruction given during the administration and aftercare. Do not self inject.
interactions

Interactions of Flober 500mcg Injection

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines like Aminosalicylic acid, Chloramphenicol, Colchicine, histamine-2 antagonists, Neomycin and proton pump inhibitors (e.g. Pantoprazole) can decrease the absorption of Mecobalamin.
  • Oral contraceptives can decrease the action of Mecobalamin by reducing its concentration in the body.
  • Folic acid when taken in a larger dose for a prolonged duration can impair the therapeutic response of Mecobalamin.
  • You should always tell the doctor if you are taking any other medicines, herbal preparation and supplements to avoid any interaction.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Flober 500mcg Injection

  • Store Flober 500mcg Injection under the conditions mentioned on the pack.
  • Keep out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Do not keep the medicine when it is no longer needed or expired.
dosage

Dosage of Flober 500mcg Injection

Overdose

You are less likely to get an overdose of Flober 500mcg Injection as it is given to you by a doctor or nurse in a clinic or hospital. Please inform the doctor if you feel any discomfort immediately a...
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Missed a Dose

The chances of missing a dose of Flober 500mcg Injection are rare as you will be monitored closely by a healthcare professional. In case they happen to miss a dose, please inform them.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the difference between Mecobalamin and Methylcobalamin?

A: Both Methylcobalamin and Mecobalamin are the same. They contain cobalamin, which is a form of vitamin B12.

Q: Is Flober 500mcg Injection OTC medicine?

A: No, Flober 500mcg Injection has to be taken only under the supervision of a doctor. It is a prescription medicine.

Q: What is the dosage of Flober 500mcg Injection ?

A: The dosage is based on your underlying medical condition, response to treatment and vitamin B12 tests report.
Last Updated on: 23 Jun 2022 | 07:27 PM (IST)
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