Active ingredients: hydroxocobalamin
What it is used for
The approved indications for Hydroxocobalamin Injection are for Prophylaxis and treatment of pernicious (Addisonian) anaemia and other macrocytic anaemias associated with vitamin B12 deficiency. Treatment of optic neuropathies such as tobacco amblyopia and Leber's optic atrophy.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Intramuscular. This medicine is given through a needle inserted into the muscle beneath the skin.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.
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Clear, red solution free of visible particles
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
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on April 1, 2021. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
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Reporting side effects
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You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems