Sublingual spray treatment of vitamin B12 deficiency in children


Koksal A. O. , Koksal T., DUYAN ÇAMURDAN A.

ELECTRONIC JOURNAL OF GENERAL MEDICINE, vol.19, no.4, 2022 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.29333/ejgm/12041
  • Journal Name: ELECTRONIC JOURNAL OF GENERAL MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Keywords: child, methylcobalamin, vitamin B12, sublingual spray, INTRAMUSCULAR VITAMIN-B-12, ORAL VITAMIN-B-12, COBALAMIN
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: Vitamin B12 deficiency can lead to serious health problems both in children and adult. Intramuscular injection therapy is applied as the gold standard in the treatment of vitamin B12 deficiency. There are also oral, nasal, and sublingual spray treatment methods. In this study, we aimed to show the efficacy of sublingual spray treatment of vitamin B12 deficiency in children.