What is Spring Valley B12?

Category: Supplements

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Generic name: Vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin)

Vitamin B-12 (cyanocobalamin) is used to treat pernicious anemia; dietary deficiencies due to malabsorption diseases, inadequate secretion of intrinsic factor, and inadequate utilization; for increased requirements due to pregnancy. It is available in oral, injectable and intranasal formulations.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 6 5
Lack of energy 2 1
Vitamin B12 deficiency 2 0
Difficulty thinking 1 0
Epilepsy 1 0

Show all 10 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Spring Valley B12

Side effect Patients
Unintentional weight loss 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Spring Valley B12

Dosage Patients
1 mg twice daily 1
500 mcg daily 1
1,000 mcg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Spring Valley B12

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 1
Other 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Spring Valley B12

Duration

Currently taking Spring Valley B12

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Spring Valley B12

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 6
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 5
Not specified 1
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1 patient evaluation for Spring Valley B12

May 25, 2015 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for lack of energy)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I just need to remember to get some when I go to the store, but apparently that is not happening.

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