B12 (Methylcobalamin) Information, Uses, Dosage Recommendations
Studies indicate that taking adequate amounts of vitamin B12 support neurological function and nerve health. Pure Encapsulations offers B12 in liquid form, an easy to swallow, great tasting formula good for the whole family. If you have questions on which B vitamin is right for you, please call us at (800) 860-9583 to speak with one of our vitamin consultants, we are happy to help.
What Is Methylcolbalamin (B-12)?
Methylcobalamin is an activated, highly bioavailable form of vitamin B12, which acts as the principal circulating form of cobalamin in the body. It is available in liquid and capsule form.*
Uses For B12 (Methylcobalamin)
Vitamin B12 Is Great For Nervous System Health – In recent studies, methylcobalamin has demonstrated an enhanced ability to support neurological function. This form of vitamin B12 promotes protein synthesis for maintaining healthy nerve cells and myelin. Methylcobalamin may also help to moderate levels of glutamate in the brain, encouraging healthy brain cell activity, as well as memory, mood, and cognitive function. In general, vitamin B12 works with folate to promote DNA and red blood cell health. Additionally, vitamin B12 is an important cofactor for energy metabolism and a vital component of the methionine synthase pathway, which supports healthy homocysteine metabolism and S-adenosylmethionine (SAMe) production.*
What Is The Source?
Pure Encapsulations methylcobalamin (Vitamin B-12) is produced from corn dextrose fermentation. It has a naturally occurring red color that does not result from the use of artificial dyes or colors. Neither the capsule or liquid product contains added/artificial sugars or added color.
Vitamin B12 Recommendations
Pure Encapsulations Recommends:
- 1-3 capsules per day, in divided doses, with meals.
- 1-3 ml daily, in divided doses, with meals.
Are There Any Potential Side Effects Or Precautions?
At this time, there are no known side effects or precautions. If pregnant or lactating, consult your physician before taking this product.
Are There Any Potential Drug Interactions?
At this time, there are no known adverse reactions when taken in conjunction with medications with vitamin B12.