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Vitamin B12 is bound to protein in food and is released by stomach acid. It is important for healthy nerve and blood cells, and is also essential for making DNA. While most people obtain this vitamin through their diet, some may have difficulty absorbing into the bloodstream. People with a deficiency of vitamin B12 may take it in supplementation form as tablets, capsules, oral liquid, injections, and nasal sprays. Potential side effects include diarrhea, rash, and itching.
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Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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