Healthdirect Free Australian health advice you can count on.

Medical problem? Call 1800 022 222. If you need urgent medical help, call triple zero immediately

healthdirect Australia is a free service where you can talk to a nurse or doctor who can help you know what to do.

beginning of content

Brand name: Vitamin B12 (Nature's Own) TM

Active ingredients: cyanocobalamin

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Do I need a prescription?

We are unable to tell you if you need a prescription for this medicine. You can ask your pharmacist.This medicine is Not Scheduled.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

Back to top back to top

Need more information?

These trusted information partners have more on this topic.

Top results

Pernicious anaemia - myDr.com.au

Find out about the causes, symptoms and treatment for pernicious anaemia, also called vitamin B12 deficiency anaemia.

Read more on myDr website

Vitamins B6, B9 (Folate), B12 - BluePages

Find out if Vitamins B6, B9 (Folate), B12 are likely to help.

Read more on e-hub Web Services - Australian National University (ANU) website

Vitamins & supplements | Jean Hailes

For many people, at many times throughout their lives, eating a well-balanced diet - one that provides you with all the vitamins and minerals that you need - is not an easy task.

Read more on Jean Hailes for Women's Health website

Vitamin and mineral supplements - Better Health Channel

Taking vitamin supplements is no substitute for a healthy diet.

Read more on Better Health Channel website

Vitamins and nutritional supplements - myDr.com.au

Vitamins and nutritional supplements are intended to provide essential nutrients missing from the diet. Find out what vitamin and nutritional supplements are available.

Read more on myDr website

Vitamins and supplements during pregnancy

Supplements such as folic acid and iodine are recommended during pregnancy. But check with your doctor before taking any other types.

Read more on Pregnancy, Birth & Baby website

Multivitamins - BluePages

Find out if vitamins are likely to help.

Read more on e-hub Web Services - Australian National University (ANU) website

Natural therapies | Jean Hailes

What is 'natural therapy', 'complementary therapy', 'complementary medicine' and 'alternative therapy'? Do they mean the same thing? Every culture…

Read more on Jean Hailes for Women's Health website

Alopecia

Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disease, chronic in nature, with a pattern of relapsing immune-mediated inflammation of the hair follicles.

Read more on Autoimmune Resource and Research Centre website

Vegan diets: everything you need to know » Dietitians Australia

Healthy Eating Vegan diets: everything you need to know Vegan diets: everything you need to know Vegan diets are a type of vegetarian diet, where only plant-based foods are eaten

Read more on Dietitians Association of Australia website

Healthdirect 24hr 7 days a week hotline

24 hour health advice you can count on

1800 022 222

Government Accredited with over 140 information partners

We are a government-funded service, providing quality, approved health information and advice

Australian Government, health department logo ACT Government logo New South Wales government, health department logo Northen Territory Government logo Government of South Australia, health department logo Tasmanian government logo Government of Western Australia, health department logo