Private Vitamin B12 injection Service in Edinburgh
Are you feeling tired, lethargic or have a mental fog? These symptoms could be due to a deficiency of Vitamin B12. Our vitamin b12 injection service aims to provide a safe and effective method of boosting your vitamin b12 levels. Book online today.
What is a vitamin B12 injection?
The vitamin b12 injection is a prescription-only medicine that is widely used by clinicians to treat or prevent vitamin b12 deficiency. It is an efficient method of boosting vitamin b12 levels.
The injection is given in the upper arm (deltoid muscle) as an intramuscular injection. The medicine used is Hydroxcobalamin 1000mcg/ml ampoule.
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How does the B12 injection service work?
The B12 injection service is designed to make the process of getting a B12 injection safe and simple.
What are the main causes of vitamin B12 deficiency?
Vitamin B12 is not produced by our body, it is obtained from food in our diet. An individual becomes deficient when they are not consuming enough vitamin B12-rich foods or they are unable to absorb sufficient vitamin b12.
Vitamin B12 is mainly found in animal-based foods, milk, eggs and dairy products. Those following a vegan or strict plant-based diet are more likely to suffer from vitamin B12 deficiency.
What is the role of vitamin b12?
Vitamin B12 is an essential vitamin required by our body for the formation of red blood cells and DNA. It is also important for the normal function and development of the brain and the nerve cells.
How can I book a vitamin b12 injection in Edinburgh?
Click on the book appointment button. Select an appointment time and complete a short medical questionnaire. Once your medical questionnaire is reviewed and approved by a prescriber, you will be notified and asked to attend your appointment to have the injection at the pharmacy.
Vitamins and supplements should be used as part of a healthy lifestyle and should not be used as a substitute for a balanced diet or exercise. Speak with your pharmacist or healthcare professional for further advice.