Mecobalamin (Co-methylcobalamin) 1220 views0 applications

Australian approved names (AAN): Mecobalamin (Co-methylcobalamin)

Common names and synonyms:
Co-Methylcolbalamin anhydrous
Mecobalamin
Methylcobalamin
co-methylcobalamin
Methyl Vitamin B12

Molecular formula: C63H91CoN13O14P

Molecular weight: 1344.38

RDI for Vitamin B12 as per NHMRC:
Infants – 0 – 6 months – 0.4µg/day (AI)
Infants – 7 – 12 months – 0.5µg/day (AI)
Children- 1-3 years – 0.9µg/day
Children – 4-8 years – 1.2µg/day
Children – 9-13 years – 1.8µg/day
Children – 14–18 years – 2.4µg/day
Adults – 2.4µg/day
Pregnancy – 2.6µg/day
Lactation – 2.8µg/day

Warnings and restrictions: Only for use in oral medicines.

When used as an active ingredient and the route of administration is oral or sublingual, the medicine requires the following warning statement on the medicine label:
VIT – Vitamins can only be of assistance if the dietary vitamin intake is inadequate. OR Vitamin supplements should not replace a balanced diet.

Allowable purpose of the ingredient: Active

TGA reference: International Non-Proprietary Name

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