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Drug Interactions With Cyanocobalamin Nasal Spray

Folic acid, alcohol, and antibiotics are just a few of the substances that can lead to problems when used with cyanocobalamin nasal spray. Drug interactions such as these may interfere with certain medical tests or may decrease the effectiveness of this nasal spray. Before you use this product, your healthcare provider will need a current list of all medications, vitamins, and supplements you are taking.

An Overview of Cyanocobalamin Nasal Spray Interactions

Cyanocobalamin nasal spray (Nascobal®) can potentially interact with a few other medications. Some of the products that may lead to drug interactions with cyanocobalamin nasal spray include but are not limited to:
 
 

More Detail on Drug Interactions With Cyanocobalamin Nasal Spray

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative reactions that can occur when cyanocobalamin nasal spray is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Alcohol
Heavy alcohol intake can cause vitamin B12 deficiency, potentially decreasing the effectiveness of cyanocobalamin nasal spray. Talk to your healthcare provider if you drink alcohol on a regular basis.
 
Antibiotics
Antibiotics can interfere with the results of vitamin B12 and folic acid blood tests. These tests are used to determine how well cyanocobalamin nasal spray is working for you.
 
Chloramphenicol
Cyanocobalamin nasal spray provides the body with vitamin B12, which is important for producing healthy red blood cells. Chloramphenicol may interfere with red blood cell maturation, and could therefore decrease the effectiveness of cyanocobalamin nasal spray. In general, these medicines should not be used together unless an alternate medicine is not an option.

Cyanocobalamin Nasal Spray Information

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