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What should I do to reduce high vitamin B12 level?

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Dr. Divakara. P

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Published At November 8, 2018
Reviewed AtNovember 1, 2022

Patient's Query

Hello doctor,

I have been taking Vitamin B medication for over one year and my Vitamin B12 level is very high, greater than 2000. What should I do to reduce the level? I am 27 years female. Please advise.

Answered by Dr. Divakara. P

Hi,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble vitamin. It means any excess of Vitamin B12 in the body shall be flushed out in urine. So just stop taking further vitamin supplements and the B12 level shall normalize. You can repeat the test after one month.

Same symptoms don't mean you have the same problem. Consult a doctor now!

Dr. Divakara. P
Dr. Divakara. P

Internal Medicine

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