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    Hydroxocobalamin Acetate is a synthetic form of vitamin B12 that can be used as a dietary supplement to treat vitamin B12 deficiency. It is a physiological analogue of vitamin B12, where the CN group is replaced with OH. It is a Coordination Compound. Chemical name of Hydroxocobalamin Acetate is Coα-[α-(5,6-dimethylbenzimidazolyl)]-Coβ-hydroxocobamide acetate. Its molecular formula is C64H93CoN13O17P and molecular weight is 1406.0. Hydroxocobalamin Acetate is dark red, crystalline powder or dark red crystals that is soluble in Water. It has a melting point of about 271°C.

    Clinical Applications

    Hydroxocobalamin Acetate is an injectable form of vitamin B12 that has been used therapeutically to treat vitamin B12 deficiency. It is also used in cyanide poisoning, Leber's optic atrophy, and toxic amblyopia.

    Mode of Administration

    Hydroxocobalamin is given by injection into a muscle or vein.

    Pharmacological Effects

    Upon administration, Hydroxocobalamin mimics vitamin B12 and acts as an essential cofactor in various cellular reactions required for cell growth and replication, and hematopoiesis.

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