The natural form of B12 is better absorbed than Cyanobalamin and has been used to treat diseases such as pernicious anemia, and diabetic and peripheral neuropathy. Vitamin B12 is an essential component for proper digestion and absorption of foods and for normal metabolism of carbohydrates, and fat. It aids in maintaining healthy nerve cells and red blood cells and is needed to make DNA. Vitamin B12 is also involved in homocysteine metabolism and plays a critical role in proper energy metabolism, immune function, and nerve function.
This injection is given as a quick intramuscular injection when you do not have the time or the need for an IV infusion.