Rapid Rx Quiz: Vitamin B12

Mary L. Windle, PharmD


October 31, 2022

According to a recent comprehensive review, cobalamin plays an important role in viral infections. It has important functions in the cardiovascular system, helps regulate antiviral activity and the immune system, and performs critical functions in the skeletal muscle-gut-brain axis. The researchers theorize that evaluation of parameters concerning vitamin B12 deficiency may benefit patients with current or persistent COVID-19 symptoms given the important skeletal muscle-gut-brain axis connection.

Learn more about cyanocobalamin.


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