Which medications in the drug class Vitamins are used in the treatment of Tapeworm Infestation?

Updated: Apr 15, 2021
  • Author: Lisandro Irizarry, MD, MBA, MPH, FACEP; Chief Editor: Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor, III, MD  more...
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Vitamins

These agents are essential for normal DNA synthesis. Indicated for use in patients with megaloblastic anemia due to deficiency in vitamin B-12.

Cyanocobalamin (Cobex, Berubigen, Crystamine)

Deoxyadenosylcobalamin and hydroxocobalamin are active forms of vitamin B-12 in humans. Vitamin B-12 synthesized by microbes but not humans or plants.


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