Methylcobalamin – 1500 mcg
Nervoba 1500 Injection contains methylcobalamin. It is a form of vitaminB12. It is a cobalamin which differs from cyanocobalamin. The cyanide group is replaced by methyl group in methylcobalamin. Octahedral cobalt III is present in the centre.
It is the active form of vitamin B12 which a water soluble vitamin. It functions as to transfer methyl group for the regeneration of methionine from homocysteine. It acts as a cofactor for enzyme methionin synthase. In cases of anemia it causes the production of erythrocytes by nucleic acid synthesis in bone marrow.
The drug is well absorbed in the body with peak concentration achieved after 3hrs.
After oral administration it is well distributed
The drug is excreted through urine.