Patients that wish to maximize their weight loss and at the same time increase their nutrient intake by receiving the compounded preparation of the injection.
MIC/B6/B12 contains B12, an energy booster and it is among the most important of all the B-complex vitamins and includes the following described vitamins/minerals:
- Pyridoxine: (Vitamin B6): is needed for more than 100 enzymes involved in protein metabolism.
- M.I.C. contains Methionine, Inositol, and Choline
Methionine is one of the sulfur-containing amino acids. It acts as a lipotropic agent to prevent excess fat buildup in the liver and the body. Patients with sulfa allergy should not take this injection.
Inositol, a nutrient belonging to the B vitamin complex, is closely associated with choline. It aids in the metabolism of fats and helps reduce blood cholesterol. It also participates in action of serotonin.
Choline supports the health of the liver in its processing and excretion of chemical waste products within the body. It is required for the transport and metabolism of fats and cholesterol within the body, which is important for the healthy support of the endocrine, cardiovascular and hepatic system.
Contraindications: Do not use in patients with a sulfa allergy (Methionine). Do not use in patients who are pregnant or breast-feeding. Avoid use in patients with elevated Homocysteine levels and use caution in those with CAD.
A common drug reaction is a burning sensation at the injection site do to the L-Carnitine in the cocktail. However, the Vitamin Cocktails at Physicians WEIGHT LOSS Centers in Omaha DOES NOT contain L-Carnitine.
Drug Interactions: Methionine – Sulfa allergy
Pyridoxine (B6) -Use with caution when taking any medication containing Levo-Dopa. Use with caution in patients taking anti-convulsants including Carbamazepine (Tegretol) and Phenytoin (Dilantin).