Best time of day to have B12 injection - Pernicious Anaemi...

Pernicious Anaemia Society

24,018 members16,872 posts

Best time of day to have B12 injection

carer999
carer999

What is the best time of day to have your B12 injection or doesn't it make any difference. I have been surviving on the usual 3 monthly GP injections and now have a small supply of B12 paraphernalia after a promise from someone to inject me and I will see how it goes using them to bloster my NHS one which always runs out before the next one is due.

So I can maximise the good effect and reduce any adverse effects is there a good time of day to get it done though I will be restricted to some extent on the availablity of my injector.

I take levothyroxine normally about 6:30 in the morning well away from any food and multivitamin later in the day.

Perhaps one day I will have the courage to self inject but not yet. Thanks for reading.

4 Replies
oldestnewest

Sorry can't answer timing question ,but, self injected for first time ever today . I used the yellow needle and was not aware of it going in at all. Like NOT AT ALL. So easy and totally not even a twinge with that needle. You could probably assassinate someone with it.

Nonameavailable I think the shaking hands might be a problem :)

Different people have different ideas and preferences. It's a case of experimenting and finding what's best for you.

Personally, I prefer to jab in the evening, a few hours before bed. I always feel sleepy a few hours after, so it gives me a good night's sleep. Other people find it keeps them awake, so jab in the morning, others don't find timing makes any difference.

carer999
carer999 in reply to topazrat

Thanks topazrat I will just get my injection at what is a convenient time for it to be done and see how it goes.

You may also like...