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Vitamin B12 injectable - what schedule?

May 1, 2012

Q: What Schedule does Vitamin B12 injectable (generic name: Cyanocobalamin) belong to? 

A: Unless the Vitamin B12 contains Intrinsic Factor Concentrate or is indicated for parenteral nutrition, it is a Schedule 2 product.

Vitamin B12 injectable - what schedule?

NAPRA provides a summary of scheduled vitamin products: 

Drug Name

Sch

Date

Vitamin AF2

I

12/99

Vitamin AF1 in oral dosage forms containing more than 10,000 IU per dosage form or, where the largest recommended daily dosage shown on the label would, if consumed by a person, result in the daily intake by that person of more than 10,000 IU of Vitamin A

I

9/98

Vitamin B12 with Intrinsic Factor ConcentrateF1

I

9/98

Vitamin DF2

I

12/99

Vitamin DF1 (in oral dosage form containing more than 1,000 International Units of Vitamin D per dosage form or, where the largest recommended daily dosage shown on the label would, if consumed by a person, result in the daily intake by the person of more than 1,000 International Units of Vitamin D)

I

9/98

Vitamin KF2 except Vitamin K1 and Vitamin K2 sold
(a) for external use in humans; or
(b) in an oral dosage form for use in humans if the maximum recommended daily dose is 0.120 mg or less

I

10/05

Vitamins any parenterals not otherwise included in Schedule I

II

9/98

Vitamins in injectable form for parenteral nutrition

I

1/03

 


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