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Posted by Freddds-Active-B12-Folate on Feb 23, 2011
This Country Life Dibencozide (adenosylb12) is like Sherlock Holme's Smarter Brother, not often heard from. It is the other naturally active form of b12 which functions in the mitochondria by being at the base of the Kreb's cycle producing ATP. While most people can convert some methylb12 to adenosylb12 it isn't usually enough to recover from a deficiency, the main symptoms being fatigue or severe fatigue and muscle pains of several kinds, muscle atrophy and so forth. There are not many brands of this so we are lucky that this one is excellent, low acid and absorbed well by oral membranes.
best and safest form to take.
Posted by Reviewer1988592 on Jan 30, 2012
i think this is the best version of b12 and safest to take, i tried the methyl b12 version it was too overpowering and created tension instead of relaxing the muscles. b6 p5p is also another amazing vitamin if you have swelling that shouldn't be there and b3 the nad version again for nervous disorder or fatigue works great. magnesium l-threonate is another product worth considering if you really want better brain function and less tension but at the price of the nervous system slowing down temporarily.
Good ad-B12 but would be better without folic acid
Posted by Reviewer1479595 on Apr 23, 2011
This is a good ad b12, but it would be better for some of us if it didn't have folic acid. Folic acid can cause a problem with folate absorption, and result in folate. I get more tired from anything with folic acid, despite the other good effects.
Longest lasting lozenge in this class
Posted by Reviewer3167515 on Apr 19, 2009
There are few adenosylcobalamin (dibencozide) products in the US, so this is a boon to sufferers of B12 deficiency, all of whom need to be supplementing with forms of B12 other than cyanocobalamin. This formula has a long lasting tablet, allowing for better absorption.
Posted by Reviewer1043898 on Feb 06, 2009
When your Dr takes your blood in US and Canada to see if your B 12 deficient, what is considered acceptable in US and Canada is considered b12 deficient in most of Europe where Dr's actually study herbology, vitamins and minerals and are told to use them FIRST before pharmacological drug. Hmm, who do you want to believe, someone with the right education or someone who doesn't know.
Posted by Reviewer1870531 on Dec 19, 2008
Melts much faster than the Jarrow B12, excellent absorption as well.
A perfect partner for methylcobalamin
Posted by Reviewer1908266 on Jan 23, 2008
We use this to complete some quirky B12 needs, and prefer to use separate pills of dibencozide and methylcobalamin to get the dose we want.
We like it!
Posted by Reviewer3020516 on Jun 30, 2009
Good product, helps with sound sleep and dreaming.
good for energy
Posted by Reviewer2402326 on May 25, 2011
I have been tested and it showed that I have a shortage of B12. I sometimes get B12 injections, but I take these daily. To be honest I take these every other day. On the other day I take Superior B12 (lozenges), also from Country Life. I feel like I have the best combination there. Some say that this one is the best vitamin B12 (dibencozide), some say the other (= methylcobalamin) is the best. I take both (not on the same day). I like Country Life, I trust this brand. They really give energy. I advise you to take a vitamin B complex as well.
Posted by Reviewer2357103 on Jul 19, 2008
The above product does not need "color." When I find another dibencozide I will switch