Douglas Laboratories, B-Complex, 60 Veggie Caps (Discontinued Item)5 Reviews
The Shipping Weight includes the product, protective packaging material and the actual shipping box. In addition, the Shipping Weight may be adjusted for the Dimensional Weight (e.g. length, width & height) of a package. It is important to note that certain types of products (e.g. glass containers, liquids, fragile, refrigerated or ice packed) will often require protective packaging material. As such, these products will reflect a higher Shipping Weight compared to the unprotected product.
0.12 lbs (0.05 kg)
- Product Code: DGL-03586
- UPC Code: 310539035863
- Package Quantity: 60 Veggie Caps
- Dimensions: 1.8 x 1.8 x 3.3 in, 0.1 lbs (0.05 kg)
- Volume Discount
- With Metafolin and Intrinsic Factor
- A Dietary Supplement
B-Complex with Metafolin, manufactured by Douglas Laboratories, is a comprehensive B supplement providing essential B vitamins and intrinsic factor, a nutrient necessary for optimal vitamin B12 absorption. B-Complex with Metafolin is unique among other B-complex vitamins as it contains Metafolin, a patented, natural form of (6S) 5-methyltetrahydrofolate (5-MTHF).
As a dietary supplement, adults take 1 capsule daily or as directed by your healthcare professional.
Cellulose and vegetable stearate.
Keep out of reach of children.
For optimal storage conditions, store in a cool, dry place. (59°-77°F/15°-25°C) (35-65% relative humidity) Tamper resistant package, do not use if outer seal is missing.
|Serving Size: 1 Vegetarian Capsule|
|Serving Per Container: 60|
|Amount Per Serving||%DV|
|Thiamine (Vitamin B-1, as Thiamine HCl)||50 mg||3,333%|
|Riboflavin (Vitamin B-2, Riboflavin-5-Phosphate)||20 mg||1,176|
|Niacin (Vitamin B-3, as Niacinamide)||50 mg||250%|
|Vitamin B-6 (as Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate)||20 mg||1,000%|
|Folate (as L-methylfolate, Metafolin)||400 mcg||100%|
|Vitamin B-12 (as methylcobalamin)||500 mcg||8,333%|
|Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B-5, as d-calcium pantothenate)||50 mg||500%|
|Intrinsic Factor (from porcine)||20 mg||*|
|*Daily Value not established|
iHerb Customer Reviews
Potent B vitamins in reduced form for fast biological activity. I feel very alert after one of these caps in the morning and do not slump in the afternoon. I believe these would be effective for lowering homocysteine, though I have not had my blood levels tested before and after for comparison. Update Dec 2011: Had blood test a couple of weeks ago: homocysteine up from 10.2 (about a year ago) to 12.9. Had previously been taking a multi plus a 1 mg sublingual methylcobalamin every couple of days, so it seems that in my case this product is not a substitute for regular sublingual B12 (despite the inclusion of 'intrinsic factor').
This is a perfect b-complex for those who have issues breaking down regular B vitamins. I do due to the fact I have mutations on the MTHFR gene which means I can't use regular B's efficiently to break blood/brain barrier and support brain functions. This b-complex is already in its broken down form so it can reach brain easily. I do still use methylcobalamin(b12) sublingually since this is the best way to absorb this unless you do B-12 shots.