FAQs ABOUT NASO B12 NASAL SPRAY
What is NASO B12 NASAL SPRAY used for?
NASO B12 NASAL SPRAY is used as a maintenance therapy in adult patients with pernicious anaemia who are in remission status following intramuscular vitamin B12 therapy. It is also used to treat adult patients with vitamin B12 deficiency that occurs due to dietary, drug-induced, and/or malabsorption factors. It is also indicated for use to prevent vitamin B12 deficiency in adult patients with vitamin B12 requirements.
How NASO B12 NASAL SPRAY be used?
Use NASO B12 NASAL SPRAY as advised by your physician. It is for intranasal use only. Gently, blow your nose to clear both nostrils and hold NASO B12 NASAL SPRAY with your thumb on the bottom with your index & middle finger on either side of the nozzle. Gently, close one side of your nostril with your other index finger and insert the nozzle into the open nostril about half an inch or as far as it feels comfortable keeping your head slightly forward. Breathe in gently (from your nostril) and close your mouth. Press the plunger firmly upwards with your thumb and remove the nozzle. Keep your head firm for 10 to 20 seconds while gently breathing in through your nose and breathing out through your mouth. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending on your age, body weight and disease condition.
What are the side effects of NASO B12 NASAL SPRAY?
The most common side effects of using NASO B12 NASAL SPRAY are headache, weakness, inflamed/swollen tongue, burning/prickling sensation in arms/legs, nausea, and/or stuffy nose. Consult your doctor if any of these side effects worsen.
How NASO B12 NASAL SPRAY works?
NASO B12 NASAL SPRAY works by increasing and restoring vitamin B12 levels in the blood thus promoting blood cell production and preventing the deficiency of vitamin B12 and the occurrence of pernicious anaemia in affected individuals.
Does NASO B12 NASAL SPRAY cause headaches?
Yes, NASO B12 NASAL SPRAY causes headaches as it is the commonest side effect associated with the use of NASO B12 NASAL SPRAY. If such side effects are experienced after receiving the medicine, then try to take rest and drink plenty of fluids. Try to avoid drinking alcohol. Ask your doctor to recommend a painkiller. Headaches should usually go away after the first week of receiving NASO B12 NASAL SPRAY. If it lasts more than a week or is severe, then inform your doctor.