Vitamin B Complex Injection
What is a B Complex Injection?
Our proprietary blend of B vitamins is specially made for you in our compounding pharmacy. This is an injection that goes into the muscle and is done by our nurse after an evaluation by our provider. The mixture had many health benefits and replaces vitamins and co-factors that are not readily available in the body due to lack of dietary intake.
Compound Ingredients of a B Complex Injection
Our B Complex is specially tailored to your needs. This is why you consult with our provider to get the essential desires that you have. Then we add mixtures to the medications to improve your overall health. Common ingredients compounded in the injection include Vitamin C, Vitamin B1, B2, B3, B5, B12, Methionine, Inositol, and Choline.
What does a B Complex Injection help with?
Complex injections help with a number of health concerns, including:
- Chronic Fatigue
- Weight Loss
- Chronic Pain
- Blood Sugar Control
- Nerve Pain
- and More
How much do the injections cost?
Injection therapy is $149 to buy the product. This product is specifically formulated for your so it’s prescribed to you. The vial is not to be used for anyone else. To have our nurse administer the injections is $25 per injections.
Will my insurance cover the injections?
Insurance does not cover these injections because they are considered a part of Functional Medicine and this is a compounded medication that is not covered under any pharmacy or health care benefit.
How often do I need to receive the injections?
Injections are generally given once a week and can be decreased to every other week if needed. Some patients may benefit from twice a week injections. The provider will discuss with you the options and tailer a plan specific to your needs.
About the Injection
Vitamin C has amazing anti-inflammatory properties. It’s important to heal the body from the cellular level. Vitamin C helps to repair and regenerate tissues, protect against heart disease, aid in the absorption of iron, prevent scurvy, and decrease total and LDL (“bad”) cholesterol and triglycerides. Research indicates that Vitamin C may help protect against a variety of cancers by combating free redicals, and helping neutralize the effect of nitrites. When taken orally, only a portion of the Vitamin C is absorbed and used by the body.
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)
Thiamine is a widely used vitamin that has several different uses essential for healing. It is used for several conditions including gastrointestinal conditions such as, poor appetite, ulcerative colitis, chronic diarrhea and other GI disorders. Thiamine has neurological benefits including being used for cerebellar syndrome, diabetic neuropathy, maintaining a positive mental attitude, decreasing stress, memory loss, Alzheimers, and enhancing learning abilities.
Cardiovascular benefits of Thiamine including treatment of heart disease. Thiamine is also used in patients with other conditions such as AIDS, alcoholism, and certain cancers. Other positive effects of thiamine include, improving athletic performance, aging, aids in immunodepression, vision problems such as cataracts and glaucoma, as well as helping with motion sickness.
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)
Riboflavin is responsible for maintaining healthy blood cells, helping to boost energy levels, facilitating in a healthy metabolism, preventing free radical damage, contributing to growth, protecting skin and eye health. Riboflavin has also been known to help with preventing migraine headaches, treating acne, muscle cramps, burning feet syndrome, carpal tunnel syndrome. Riboflavin is associated with maintaining a healthy immune system, as well as helping with memory loss, and boosting athletic performance.
Vitamin B3 (Niacinamide)
Niacinamide is an important vitamin for maintaining a healthy cardiovascular system and metabolism- especially balancing blood cholesterol levels. In addition niacin helps with brain function, healthy skin formation and maintenance and even preventing or treating diabetes. It has also been proven beneficial in the treatment of ADHD, PMS headache prevention, Lowering blood pressure, improving circulation, reducing the affects of aging and many more health benefits.
Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid)
Pantothenic acid can be used in treating dietary deficiencies, acne, alcoholism, allergies, baldness, asthma, ADHD, autism, burning feet syndrome, yeast infection, heart failure, carpal tunnel syndrome, respiratory disorders, celiac disease, colitis, conjunctivitis, convulsions, and cystitis. It is also taken for dandruff, depression, diabetic nerve pain, enhancing immune function, improving athletic performance, tongue infections, gray hair, headache, hyperactivity, low blood sugar, trouble sleeping (insomnia), irritability, low blood pressure, multiple sclerosis muscular dystrophy, muscular cramps in the legs associated with pregnancy or alcoholism, neuralgia, and obesity.
Vitamin B12 (Methylcobalamin)
Methylcobalamin aids in proper digestion and adsorption of food and for normal metabolism of carbohydrates, fat, energy, immune, and nerve function. Aids in maintaining healthy nerve cells and red blood cells and is needed to make DNA. Heart disease, male infertility, diabetes, memory loss, circadian rhythm sleep disorders, Alzheimer’s disease, depression, psychiatric disorders, osteoporosis, tendinitis, AIDS, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), asthma, allergies, preventing cervical cancer, and multiple sclerosis, age-related macular degeneration (AMD) periodontal disease, canker sores, tinnitus, hemorrhage, malignancy, and liver and kidney disease. For aging, improving concentration, mood elevation, boosting energy, Lyme disease, and protection against the toxins and allergens from tobacco smoke.
Methionine is one of nine essential amino acids in humans. It is required for growth and tissue repair. It improves the tone and pliability of skin, hair, and strengthens nails. Aids in emulsifying cholesterol so that it does not settle on arterial walls.
Inositol is a co-factor used in the body similar to a B Vitamin. It is used for diabetic nerve pain, panic disorder, high cholesterol, insomnia, cancer, depression, schizophrenia, Alzheimer’s disease, ADHD, autism, promoting hair growth, psoriasis, and treating side effects of medical treatment with lithium. Inositol is also for treating conditions associated with polycystic ovary syndrome, including failure to ovulate; high blood pressure; high triglycerides; and high levels of testosterone.
Choline is similar to the B Vitamins. It can be made in the liver. It is also found in foods such as liver, muscle meats, fish, nuts, beans, peas, spinach, wheat germ, and eggs. Choline is used for liver disease, including chronic hepatitis and cirrhosis. It is also used for depression, memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, Huntington’s chorea, Tourette’s disease, a brain disorder called cerebellar ataxia, certain types of seizures, and schizophrenia. Athlete use it for body building and delaying fatigue in endurance sports. Choline is taken by pregnant woman to prevent neural tube defects in their babies and it is used as a supplement in infant formulas. Other uses include preventing cancer, lowering cholesterol and controlling asthma.
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