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   Posted 12/1/2007 9:45 PM (GMT -7)   
How many of you take vitamin b12?   Do you take oral or injection and have you experienced side effects?  I just had my first injection tonight, 1000mcg IM and wondering what to expect.  Also taking iron twice per day for the next few months to see if I can fight off this anemia..  After having my labs drawn, it's no wonder i've been feeling so tired and lethargic.
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CD of Terminal Illeum and Rectum Diagnosed 12/04
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Date Joined Oct 2004
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   Posted 12/2/2007 5:13 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi, I have been giving myself B-12 injections for a long time and there are no-side effects from the B-12 . I never heard of any problems from B-12
Hi, I am teddybearweiser, I am a male.
I was diagnosed with crohns disease when i was admitted to the hospital
in 1992, in Jan of 1993 I was back in the hospital for surgery for my crohns. I had part of my right colon resectioned with ilecolonstomy.
 My GI doctor has me on Asacol, Dicyclomine,Imuran,Celebrex and Remicade. B-12 injection once a month.
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   Posted 12/2/2007 11:43 AM (GMT -7)   
i have been doing the injections for years now. and they are the best thing in the world.. I also still take iron pills i take 3 pills a day.
After a while you will relalize when your B12 is running low so you can get a shot sooner. I get them every 3 weeks or so it depends on how i feel
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