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People take vitamin B12 injections due to their inability to absorb the essential nutrient from foods or dietary supplements. An estimated 1.5 to 15 percent of Americans suffer from vitamin B12 deficiency, reports the Un... More »

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A Vitamin B12 injection is a shot of Cyanocobalamin, a man-made form of Vitamin B12 as reported by Drugs.com. Cyanocobalamin is injected straight into the blood stream and is used to treat Vitamin B12 deficiency. More »

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Drugs.com reports that rapid weight gain is one of the common side effects of vitamin B12 injections. Swelling, diarrhea and a mild rash are also side effects that people commonly experience when they have a vitamin B12 ... More »

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Vitamin B12 shots are designed for people who have a deficiency in vitamin B12. According to Dr. Roy Benaroch on KevinMD.com, anemia, poor diet, depression, neuropathy and irritability are all causes of a deficiency in v... More »

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No scientific evidence exists that dietary supplements such as vitamins can help manage or prevent Type 2 diabetes, reports the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health. Diabetics should only take vitamin... More »

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The Linus Pauling Institute indicates there is no upper tolerable limit established for vitamin B12 by the U.S. Food and Nutrition Board due to a lack of toxic effects associated with high levels of vitamin B12 intake, a... More »

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Dr. Rico-Perez sells vitamin E; vitamin D3 in 2,000 and 5,000 international units and as a gummy; a vitamin B complex, which contains vitamin B6; vitamin B12; and niacin, or vitamin B3, according to the company's website... More »

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