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Metanx

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Metanx Overview

Metanx is a medical food made by Pamlab that contains L-methylfolate (as Metafolin, a calcium salt of vitamin B9), methylcobalamin (vitamin B12) and pyridoxal 5'-phosphate (vitamin B6). It is a vitamin B supplement. Metanx contains the following active ingredients (per capsule): L-methylfolate (Metafolin): 3mg Pyridoxal 5'-phosphate: 35mg Methylcobalamin: 2mg References This article does not cite any references or sources. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reli...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metanx

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Generic for Metanx?
I refilled my Rx for Metanx and it was a different color. I asked and the druggist said this was a generic for Metanx. I refused the Rx and went to another drugstore with my Rx. Am I wrong? Is there a generic for Metanx? ## Hello. My name is Kellie and I work on the Metanx Brand Team. Please note that there are no authorized generics for Metanx. To learn more, go to www.metanx.com and on the home page, click on "Important information about your Metanx prescription." You can also go to www.readitfirst.info for additional information. If you are interested on how to save on your Metanx prescription, contact Brand Direct Health at 1-866-331-6440. Thank you, Kellie ## Metanx is a vitamin combination, which contains L-methylfolate, methylcobalamin and pyridoxal 5'-phosphate and y...
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METANX INGREDIENTS
ARE GNC VITAMIN B-6 200, GNC VITAMIN B-12 1000 & GNF FOLIC ACID 1000 COMBINED A GOOD SUBSTITUTE FOR METANX? IS THERE A GENERIC FOR METANX AVAILABLE? ## There is a generic for Metanx now. I have been paying $42, but the generic is $18. Ask your pharamacist. ## There is NO generic for Metanx, anyone that claims to be a generic does not have the L form of folate (Metanx) that product would have both the inactive form in their product (racemic mixture). DO NOT TAKE THE RACEMIC FORM. If your doctor prescribes Metanx, please only take Metanx. ## A racemic mixture has both the L and R forms of the substance and should be OK, just make sure there is sufficient L form (half of the total weightj). I.e. Metanx has 2.8 mg of the L-methylfolate, make sure the generic has this or 5.6 mg of methyl...
Updated 20 days ago.
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metanx capsule or tablet
Why the difference in price ? Which is better tablet or capsule?Do they both perform equally? ## Hi John, If you ask me, I think the difference in price is directly related to the cost it takes to produce tablets vs capsules. Please don't quote me on this, but from what I've read, tablets are reportedly much more cost effective to produce since they allow the manufacturer to pack the most material into however much space they need; whereas with capsules their space is limited. Also depending on the type of substance, drug companies may use expensive encapsulation techniques to keep the contents fresh and stable. Have you tried one or the other yet to see how you react?
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metanx vitamins
Taking it due to norophothy in my feet and legs sometime I can not walk because of pain from being a diabetic. ## Hello, Marjorie! How are you? I'm very sorry that you're in pain. Metanx is considered a medical food, since it is just a supplement. Has it been helping you? How long have you been taking it?
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metanx 5mg
I want this medicine urgently in calicut
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metanx versus generic
I got a prescription Metanx, it was capsules for it and they wanted $400 for 90 day supply 2x a day at Wegman's Rx, insurance won't pay as it is high tech vitamins so I asked about a manufacturer's coupon and they found L-methyl-B6-B12 in generic made by Virtus Pharmacy, they had to order it and it came in the following day by 3:00 p.m. think name was Folbic but not sure, that was $238 for 90 day supply 2x day. The pharmacist was shocked at the price of the "B vitamins". Just started today so will let you know how well it works in a couple months. ## Hi snowy, As someone who's tried several different vitamin products over the past 5 years, I never knew B-vitamins could be so expensive either Lol. $238 sounds a bit unfair, especially since Metanx doesn't appea...
Updated 3 months ago.
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generic for metanx
There are a lot of so called Generics that have names that sound like the real deal but they are not. Pam Labs is the owner of Metanx. Read what this has to say to find the real truth: globenewswire.com/news-release/Pamlab-LLC-and-Breckenridge-Pharmaceutical-Joint-Venture-to-Provide-Authorized-Generics-on-Pamlab-Branded-Medical-Food-Products.html What are your thoughts/opinions on the matter? ## @WDG, Despite what some people may say, I believe that generics will always be different than brand name medications. I mean, why else would they be so much cheaper unless there was something different about it? In the link you shared, they mentioned that "Breckenridge's authorized generics will be manufactured with the same exact ingredients & quantities as Pamlab's brand produc...
Updated 3 months ago.
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Metanx - ingredients
I want to know what is in this medicine, the amount of eash property- how much more than an over the counter drug/ ## Please explain what is in this medicine and also is vitamin C and B12 over the counter just as good. Thank you ## I just started this metanx a little over a week now. I was given a pamphlet on it. It states that metanx contains the active ingredients of folic acid, vitamin B6, and vitamin B12 which allow the body to absorb them without having to break them down first like you would have to do with OTC vitamins. It is only available with a prescription and you take two of the pills a day. Hope this information helps. ## The ingredients list provided by Krystal is correct, it is generally given to help Diabetic Neuropathy patients. The breakdown is 2.8mgs of Folic Acid, 25...
Updated 4 months ago.
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How long do Metanx side effects last
I've been taking Metanx for 6 days now; the pain in my feet has decreased but now I have tingling in both legs and at night I have some minor tingling in my torso and face. Does anyone know how long this type of side effect lasts? ## Hello, Niecy! How are you? Metanx is just considered a medical food, because it's a supplement that contains nutrients known to support nerve health. Thus, it doesn't actually alleviate pain or cause side effects, so to speak. The tingling may just be due to the nutrients improving the circulation in your body, but you should have it checked out, just in case. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 4 months ago.
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need assistance with co payment
I am on SSI and I do have BCBS as backup but Metanx is still a very expensive co=pay. My arthritis doctor has me on 2 pills a day and it seems to help and it has helped my RBC count to be normal which had been low for years. ## Hello, Mary! How are you? There is a savings program that may help, you can find information on it at Metanx.com click here. Is there anything else I can help with? ## You should have Medicaid as secondary insurance. Since you have the BCBS, I'm not sure if Medicaid will be of help with the this in your state, but it won't hurt to ask.
Updated 4 months ago.
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Metanx
  • Tablet: combo
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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