Nascobal Medication Information
Nascobal® (cyanocobalamin nasal spray) is used to help improve and maintain vitamin B12 levels in certain people. This prescription product is specifically designed to maintain adequate vitamin B12 levels in people with pernicious anemia and increase vitamin B12 levels in people who have vitamin B12 deficiency.
Before using Nascobal, your healthcare provider needs information on your medical history and a current list of all medications, vitamins, and supplements you are taking. This medicine is not appropriate for everyone. For example, people who have certain medical conditions, such as seasonal allergies, infections, or Leber's disease, may not be able to safely use this drug. Also, Nascobal may react with a few other medications and other substances.
Available as a nasal spray, Nascobal is sprayed one time in one nostril once a week. Although most people tolerate this drug well, side effects may occur and can include nausea, headaches, and weakness.
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