Side Effects

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

Along with its needed effects, a dietary supplement may cause some unwanted effects. Vitamin B12 does not usually cause any side effects.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:


  1. Skin rash or itching
  2. wheezing

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Less common

  1. Diarrhea
  2. itching of skin

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.