Q. Other than injection, what are the suggested supplements to improve vitamin B12 and D levels?

Answered by Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.

 

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Hello doctor,

My vitamin B12 is borderline at 188 and vitamin D is low at 14. Please suggest suitable non-injection supplements to increase these quickly.


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Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode
MBBS., MD, GENERAL MEDICINE ., DM, CARDIOLOGY(SENIOR RESIDENT
Cardiology, General Medicine, Internal Medicine

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Welcome to icliniq.com.

For vitamin D, you should have tablet Uprise D3 60,000 units once a week for eight weeks with water or milk and after eight weeks once a month for the next six months. Also, sit in morning sunlight for some time. For B12, you should have tablet ME 12 (Methylcobalamin) once a day for eight weeks in between the meals. Also, increase milk consumption.

 
 
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