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Oral vitamin B12 – what are the prescribing considerations and what formulations are available?

29 June 2020This Medicines Q&A outlines what oral vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin) preparations are available and associated prescribing considerations. Hydroxocobalamin 1mg administered intramuscularly (IM) is the preferred method…

How should severe vitamin B12 deficiency in pregnancy be managed?

17 June 2020This updated Medicines Q&A evaluates the limited evidence available on the management of severe vitamin B12 deficiency in pregnancy

Injectable medicines commonly used in primary care during COVID-19: Vitamin B12

13 May 2020This page summarises the advice of the British Society for Haematology on the administration of hydroxocobalamin (vitamin B12) injections during COVID-19 for patients already established…