Vitamin B12 is one of the most chemically complex of all the vitamins because it is involved in the metabolism of every cell in the body. Healthy levels of B12 are required for the production of red blood cells and cell division, and the maintenance of neurological and psychological functions. Many people take vitamin B12 supplements to regulate mood, boost energy levels, or lower homocysteine levels, high levels of which can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and cognitive decline.
Because vitamin B12 commonly occurs in animal-based foods, such as red meat and dairy, vegetarians often benefit from a supplement to cover any shortfall in dietary intake. This supplement is also popular with consumers over the age of 50 years old; as the body ages it produces less hydrochloric acid which reduces the stomachs ability to break down and absorb vitamin B12. Our high-strength vitamin B12 tablets contain a readily bioavailable source of this essential vitamin and have been specifically formulated to provide the strength recommended by healthcare officials.
|Nutritional Information||Per tablet||% EC RDA|
|Vitamin B12 (Cyancobalamin)||250mcg|| 10,000|
|RDA = Recommended Daily Allowance, Ķg = Microgramme|
|mg = Milligram, IU = International Units|
Other Ingredients: Dicalcium Phosphate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Silicon Dioxide, Strearic Acid, Magnesium Stearate.
V: Suitable for vegetarians
A: Free from artificial additives and preservatives
L: Lactose free
W: Wheat free
F: Fish free
G: Gluten free
Y: Yeast free
For adults take one tablet daily as a food supplement or as directed by a healthcare professional. Store in a cool dry place. Keep away from children at all times. Do not use if the seal is broken.
If you are taking any prescription medication, you have a medical condition or you have specific concerns about the suitability of any of our products in relation to these, you should always consult your GP or Pharmacist prior to taking supplements. Pregnant or lactating women should consult a GP before taking supplements. Do not exceed the recommended daily dosage. Keep out of reach of children. Supplements should not be taken as a substitute for a varied diet. Always read the label before use.
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|Q:||Are these tablets slow release?
|A:||It is not slow release however our High Strength Vitamin B12 250mcg tablets provide a readily bioavailable source of vitamin B 12. They are easy-to-swallow tablets that have been specifically formulated to provide the 250mcg of vitamin B12 that is commonly recommended by healthcare officials.|
|Q:||After looking around on the internet it seems that the recommended daily allowance of B12 2.5mcg so, how can it be safe to take 250mcg?|
|A:||The newly set EU RDA for Vitamin B12 is 2.5 mcg but the upper safe level for long term use from supplements is suggested as 2000 mcg (2mg). As excess B12 is excreted in the urine, there are no known toxic side effects from high doses. Itchy rash and diarrhoea have been reported, however.|
Are these tablets suitable for vegans?
Yes, our Vitamin B12 250mcg tablets are suitable for vegan diets.
|Q:||Is Vitamin B12 ok to take with 30mg of Citalopram & blood pressure tablets.
Thank you for your time.
We are not aware of any side effects or interactions, however as we are not medically trained, we would advise consulting your GP prior to taking.
|Q:||I suffer from sciatica and have been advised to take a supplement containing Tryptophan - amino acid. Does this product of vitamin B12 contain this?If not, can you advise one that does?|
Unfortuntately, we do not supply a product that contains Tryptophan.
|Q:||can vitamin b12 help with pins and needles and nerve pain.Which bother me during sleeping hours.|
We would advise a Vitamin B Complex or Magnesium supplement to help with nerve pain.
|Q:||Strength measurements differ. what is comparison of 250 mcg to 1000ug|
mcg and ug are the same measurement, and our Vitamin B12 is only available in 250mcg form.
|Q:||In the national press recently there has been articles about the benefits of vitamin B for brain shrinkage in older people and it effect on memory. What product of yours would you recommend?
The two B vitamins that were shown to have most effect in the study were B12 and B6 and we sell these two separately. You may want to consider a Vitamin B Complex, which combines B6 and B12 with six other B vitamins. Please click HERE to view.