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Mecovate
 
Generic:
Mecobalamin
 
Therapeutic Class:
Vitamin B12
 
Composition:
Each Mecovate tablet contains 500 µg of mecobalamin.
Each Mecovate ampoule (1 ml) contains 500 µg of mecobalamin.
 
Description:
Mecovate contains mecobalamin, a vitamin B12 – coenzyme that occurs in the blood and the cerebrospinal fluid. It is taken up by nerve tissues more actively and extensively than other homologues of vitamin B12.
 
Indications:
- Peripheral neuropathies
- Injection: Megaloblastic anemia due to vitamin B12 deficiency
 
Dosage:

Mecovate Tablet:

Adults:The usual daily dose is 3 tablets, equivalent to a total of 1500 µg of mecobalamin, administered orally in 3 divided doses.

Mecovate Injection:
Peripheral Neuropathies: The usual adult dosage is 1 amp, equivalent to 500 µg of mecobalamin administered IM or IV 3 times a week. The dosage should be adjusted according to age of patient and severity of symptoms.

Megaloblastic Anemia:The usual adult dosage is 1 amp, equivalent to 500 µg of mecobalamin administered IM or IV 3 times a week. After approximately 2 months of medication, the dose should be reduced to a single administration of 1 amp at 1- to 3-month intervals for maintenance therapy.

 
Presentations:
Mecovate Tab 500 µg is available in pack of 100’s.
Mecovate amp 500 µg is available in pack of 10’s.