Efficacy of oral cobalamin (vitamin B12) therapy

  title={Efficacy of oral cobalamin (vitamin B12) therapy},
  author={E. Andr{\`e}s and H. Fothergill and M. Mecili},
  journal={Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy},
  pages={249 - 256}
  • E. Andrès, H. Fothergill, M. Mecili
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy
  • Importance of the field: Cobalamin (vitamin B12) deficiency is particularly common in the elderly (> 15%). Management of cobalamin deficiency with cobalamin injections is well codified at present, but new routes of cobalamin administration (oral and nasal) are being studied, especially oral cobalamin therapy for food-cobalamin malabsorption. Areas covered in this review: The objective of this review is to evaluate the efficacy of oral cobalamin treatment in elderly patients. To reach this… CONTINUE READING
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