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Megabo 500mg Injection 1ml

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1ml Injection
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Megabo 500mg Injection 1ml Description

Megabo 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 ...
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ContainsMecobalamin (Methylcobalamin)
UsesVitamin B12 deficiency
Side effectsPain and swelling at injection site, skin rash, itching
ClassificationVITAMIN
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Uses of Megabo 500mg Injection 1ml

Megabo 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 called per...
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Contraindications of Megabo 500mg Injection 1ml

  • If you are allergic to Mecobalamin or any other ingredients of Megabo 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).

Side effects of Megabo 500mg Injection 1ml

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

Precautions and Warnings of Megabo 500mg Injection 1ml

Pregnancy

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

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Megabo Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of the Megabo 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

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

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Megabo 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.

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 Megabo Injection.

Mode of Action of Megabo 500mg Injection 1ml

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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Directions for Use of Megabo 500mg Injection 1ml

  • Megabo 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 of Megabo 500mg Injection 1ml

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.

Storage and disposal of Megabo 500mg Injection 1ml

  • Store Megabo 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 of Megabo 500mg Injection 1ml

Overdose

You are less likely to get an overdose of Megabo 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 after the...
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Missed a Dose

The chances of missing a dose of Megabo 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
doctor

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 Megabo Injection OTC medicine?

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

Q: What is the dosage of Megabo Injection?

A: The dosage is based on your underlying medical condition, response to treatment and vitamin B12 tests report.
Product Details
Brand
MEGABO
Expires on or After
15/11/2022
Last Updated on: 23 Jun 2022 | 07:27 PM (IST)

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