Vitamin B12 Injection Service in Muswell Hill - Redwood Pharmacy

Redwood Pharmacy, 116 Alexandra Park Road, Muswell Hill, N10 2AH

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Vitamin B12 Injection Service in Muswell Hill

Are you looking for a private vitamin b12 injection service in Muswell Hill? Now you can book a vitamin b12 injection with Redwood Pharmacy online. Simply select a convenient time and complete a short medical screening form. One of our prescribers will review your order and once approved, you can attend your appointment to get the vitamin b12 injection in-store.

The vitamin b12 injection is an efficient way to boost your b12 levels. The cost of the vitamin b12 injection service is £29.

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What is Vitamin B12?

Vitamin B12, also known as cobalamine, is a water-soluble vitamin that is naturally found in some foods. Due to limited dietary intake, insufficiency or deficiency is relatively common(1). Those who follow a vegetarian or vegan diet are more likely to be deficient as Vitamin B12 is mainly found in animal-based products.

What are the main symptoms of Vitamin B12 deficiency?

The symptoms and severity of symptoms vary between individuals but the main symptoms associated with vitamin B12 deficiency are:

  • extreme tiredness
  • lack of energy
  • breathlessness
  • feeling faint
  • palpitations
  • pale skin
  • loss of appetite
  • weight loss

How is the Vitamin B12 injection given?

The vitamin B12 injection is available in the UK as Hydroxocobalamin 1000mcg/1ml intramuscular injection. The injection is given in the upper arm just below the shoulder (deltoid muscle) by a fully-trained pharmacist or a pharmacy technician. The injection is given once your online consultation has been reviewed and authorised by one of our doctors/prescribers.

If you are unwell on the day of your appointment or the pharmacist finds that the b12 injection is not appropriate through this service, they will either reschedule your appointment or sign-post you to another service such as your GP, NHS 111 or the A&E. 

What are the Vitamin B12 injection side effects?

Overall, the vitamin B12 injection is very safe. It has been used for decades for the treatment of Vitamin B12 deficiency. Like all medicines, some people may experience a few side effects such as pain, swelling, redness or bruising of the injection site. These side effects will usually resolve within a few days. In much rarer cases, you might experience headaches, itching or nausea. If these symptoms do not improve or worsen, refer to your GP or call 111.

Are vegans or those on a strict vegetarian diet likely to be deficient in vitamin B12?

Vitamin B12 is not synthesized by our bodies. The main source of Vitamin B12 is animal-based foods such as fish, meat, milk and other dairy products. Those following a vegan or vegetarian diet can become deficient in Vitamin B12.

How do I book a private Vitamin B12 injection in Muswell Hill?

To book your private B12 injection in Muswell Hill, complete the short online consultation by clicking on the book button above. Our UK-registered doctors/prescribers will review your consultation and if appropriate, authorise your injection. You will be notified by email that your assessment has been authorised and that you can visit the clinic at the booked time to get your injection.

Customer Note

Complete the online consultation, once it is approved by the prescribers, you will be notified by email and asked to attend the clinic at the booked time for the B12 injection.

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Redwood Pharmacy, 116 Alexandra Park Road, Muswell Hill, N10 2AH

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Opening Hours

  • Mon 09:00 - 18:20
  • Tue 09:00 - 18:20
  • Wed 09:00 - 18:20
  • Thu 09:00 - 18:20
  • Fri 09:00 - 18:20
  • Sat 09:00 - 16:00
  • Sun Closed

The pharmacy is closed on Sundays and Bank Holidays.