Metanx Medication Information
Metanx® is available only by prescription and is used to improve blood flow in adults who have certain complications associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy or hyperhomocysteinemia. It is a type of supplement that contains active forms of folic acid, vitamin B6, and vitamin B12.
This prescription vitamin is not appropriate for everyone; your healthcare provider needs complete information on your medical history and what medicines you are taking before prescribing Metanx.
Although many people do not have any problems while taking this supplement, Metanx can cause side effects, such as nausea, headaches, and drowsiness. In many cases, these reactions are minor and easy to treat.
Metanx comes in the form of tablets and is typically taken once or twice daily. Your dosage will depend on several factors, such as other medical conditions you may have and other medications you are taking.
(Click Metanx for more information on this medication. This article covers how this prescription vitamin works, lists additional side effects, and offers some safety precautions to be aware of before beginning treatment.)