Vitamin B12 is an essential nutrient for life, and deficiencies are not uncommon. Vitamin B12 deficiencies are associated with:
Improper vegetarian diets
B12 is indicated as a dietary supplement for Supporting energy production
Normalizing homocysteine synthesis
Promoting healthy cognitive function
Supporting the sleep-wake cycle
Elderly patients who often have deficiencies and/or higher requirements of this nutrient.
Our B12-Plus Lozenges provide 1,000 mcg of methylcobalamin in each naturally-flavored lozenge. This specialized form of B12 is created by fermentation with a proprietary strain of bacteria, resulting in a high-potency, gluten-free, vegan form of this essential nutrient.
Take 1 lozenge daily with or without meals. May be chewed.
The RDA for adults is 2.4 mcg/day of vitamin B12 (for adults and adolescents over age 14). This level was set due evidence that 1 mcg/day is needed to maintain normal levels.Given the variability of individual factors, 2 mcg/day was set to cover all needs. However, in those individuals where a defect in absorption occurs, daily replacement is necessary and their needs may be higher than normal individuals.