Nascobal Drug Interactions

Alcohol, antibiotics, and various other drugs may cause interactions when used in combination with Nascobal. Reactions such as these may decrease the effectiveness of Nascobal or interfere with certain medical tests. To reduce your risk for complications, make sure your healthcare provider has an up-to-date list of all vitamins, herbal supplements, and prescription and nonprescription medications you are taking.

An Overview of Interactions With Nascobal

Nascobal® (cyanocobalamin nasal spray) can potentially react with a few other medications. Some of the products that may lead to drug reactions with Nascobal include but are not limited to:
 
 

Nascobal Drug Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative reactions that can occur when Nascobal is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Alcohol
Heavy alcohol intake can cause vitamin B12 deficiency, potentially decreasing the effectiveness of Nascobal. Talk to your healthcare provider if you drink alcohol on a regular basis.
 
Antibiotics
Antibiotics can interfere with the results of vitamin B12 and folic acid blood tests. These tests are used to determine how well Nascobal is working for you.
 
Chloramphenicol
Nascobal provides the body with vitamin B12, which is important for producing healthy red blood cells. Chloramphenicol may interfere with red blood cell maturation, and could therefore decrease the effectiveness of Nascobal. In general, these medicines should not be used together unless an alternate medicine is not an option.

Nascobal Medication Information

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