With the health and nutrition awareness today there are more and more men and women looking into vitamin supplements. But a lot of people don’t understand that there are several different forms of supplements and different ways to take them as well. Here we have put together a set of three different forms of vitamin B12. Below you will learn about the three different forms of vitamin B12. All of which are available through prescription.
Cyanocobalamin- This is a muscular injection, and this is one that is for some people but clearly not for everyone. For those needing the injection for a deficiency this is not the best option of the three as it offers the least amount of discomfort. For those whom are healthy and want the extra boost, this is your best choice.
Hydroxocobalamin- This is for those who are need the vitamin for basic survival and you will might this in the hospital through an IV and supervision by a doctor. This vitamin IS available in the United States on a limited basis but is extremely popular world wide. This particular version of B12 is recommended by the WHO (World Health Organization).
Methylcobalamin- this can be given a few different ways and is the most common or popular form of Vitamin B12. When injected into the muscle it can be rather uncomfortable. This is a common prescription that is handed out for those who are smokers. Continue reading