Association between metformin dose and vitamin B12 deficiency in patients with type 2 diabetes



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It’s highly recommended too supplement b12 methylcobalamin

Methylcobalamin as it’s the most absorbed form

dosages depending on how much metformin you take

Each 500mg metformin tablet you will need
1000mcg of vitamin b12 Methylcobalamin

Low levels of vitamin b12 include
  • Pale skin
  • headaches
  • breathlessness
  • a lack of energy
  • muscle spasm twitching
  • Feeling faint
  • extreme tiredness
  • pins and needles (paraethesia)
  • a sore and red tongue
  • mouth ulcers
  • muscle weakness
  • disturbed vision
  • psychological problems, which may include depression and confusion
  • problems with memory, understanding and judgement

Link study on b12 metformin
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