How much B12 do you give a cat?

Table of contents:

  1. How much B12 do you give a cat?
  2. Can I give my cat too much B12?
  3. Is vitamin B12 safe for cats?
  4. How long do B12 injections last?
  5. Where do u inject B12?
  6. Can B12 injections make you feel worse?
  7. What happens if your B12 is low?
  8. Can I take vitamin B12 tablets instead of injections?
  9. What is the best way to take vitamin B12?

How much B12 do you give a cat?

Dosage and Administration Dogs and Cats: 0.

Can I give my cat too much B12?

B12 is water soluble vitamin so there's no worry of overdosing them with B12. If your cat has too much B12 in them, they just pee it out.

Is vitamin B12 safe for cats?

Vitamin B12 is crucial to the health of your cat's immune system, nervous system, and digestive tract. It's essential for healthy cognitive function. In addition, B12 assists in your cat's digestion.

How long do B12 injections last?

If your vitamin B12 deficiency is not caused by a lack of vitamin B12 in your diet, you'll usually need to have an injection of hydroxocobalamin every 2 to 3 months for the rest of your life.

Where do u inject B12?

The thigh is the most common injection site for intramuscular self-injections, but one may also inject the vitamin B12 shot at the shoulder and the upper buttocks. Experienced doctors commonly give a B12 shot in the deltoid muscle, but this is more difficult to do if you are just learning.

Can B12 injections make you feel worse?

At first, you may need to have the injection a few times a week to boost your levels of vitamin B12. Some common side effects are feeling or being sick and diarrhoea. It's safe to take for a long time. Some people may need to take hydroxocobalamin for the rest of their lives.

What happens if your B12 is low?

Not having enough B12 can lead to anemia, which means your body does not have enough red blood cells to do the job. This can make you feel weak and tired. Vitamin B12 deficiency can cause damage to your nerves and can affect memory and thinking.

Can I take vitamin B12 tablets instead of injections?

For many people with low B12 levels, a daily supplement in the form of a pill is as effective as taking a monthly muscle injection. The choice of shot or pill depends on the reason for the deficiency.

What is the best way to take vitamin B12?

Vitamin B12 is also available in sublingual forms (which are dissolved under the tongue). There is no evidence that sublingual forms are better absorbed than pills that are swallowed. A prescription form of vitamin B12 can be administered as a shot. This is usually used to treat vitamin B12 deficiency.