Vitamin B12

(Cobalamin)

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Features

-  Water soluble vitamin

-  Body stores last 3-4 yrs

-  RDI: (adult)

 

Dietary Sources

-  Animal products

 

Indications

-  Vitamin B12 deficiency

-  IBD esp Crohns Disease

-  Megaloblastic anaemia

-  Pernicious anaemia

-  Dementia (reversible)

-  Pepheral neuropathy

-  Pernicious anaemia

-  Bowel resection (terminal ileum)