Cyanocobalamin

Overview

Primary Characterstics

Indications

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Pharmacokinetics

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Contraindications

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Drug Interactions

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Side Effects

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Dosage

Cyanocobalamin's dosage details are as follows:
Dose Single Dose Frequency Route Instructions

Adult Dosage

250 to 1000 mcg620 (625)As recommended.IMEvery alternate day for 1-2 weeks, Maintenance dose is given monthly.
100 mcg100 (100)24 hourlyIM, Deep SCFor 6-7 days. If response observed then same days on alternate days for 7 doses, then every 3-4 days for another 2-3 weeks, then monthly for life in Pernicious Anemia
1000 mcg1000 (1000)As recommended.Schilling test

Paedriatic Dosage (20kg)

3 to 5 ug /kg4 (4)24 hourlyIntra MuscularInitially for 2 or more weeks
3 to 5 ug/kg4 (4)24 hourlySubcutaneousInitially for 2 or more weeks
10 ug/kg10 (10)As recommended.SubcutaneousMaintenance, once in a month

Neonatal Dosage (3kg)

3 to 5 ug /kg4 (4)24 hourlyIntra MuscularInitially for 2 or more weeks
10 ug/kg10 (10)As recommended.Intra MuscularMaintenance, once in a month
3 to 5 ug/kg4 (4)24 hourlySubcutaneousInitially for 2 or more weeks
10 ug/kg10 (10)As recommended.SubcutaneousMaintenance, once in a month

High Risk Groups

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Warning / Precautions

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Storage Conditions

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Interference in Pathology

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Brands / Trade Names of Cyanocobalamin

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