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Oral vitamin B12 versus intramuscular vitamin B12 for vitamin B12 deficiency.

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BACKGROUND: Vitamin B12 deficiency is common and rises with age. Most people with vitamin B12 deficiency are treated in primary care with intramuscular vitamin B12 which is a considerable source of work for health care professionals. Several case control and case series studies have reported equal efficacy of oral administration of vitamin B12 but it is rarely prescribed in this form, other than in Sweden and Canada. Doctors may not be prescribing oral formulations because they are unaware o...

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Journal:
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Issue:
3
Pages:
CD004655
Publication date:
2005-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-493X
URN:
uuid:49dad638-9ac3-49e7-8a53-a13aac68a922
Source identifiers:
430929
Local pid:
pubs:430929

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