Estimated cost of treatment per month for vitamin B12 and folate deficiency a

FormulationDoseCost per month
Vitamin B12Intramuscular injection1, 000 μg/mL, single vial of 1 mL$5-$15
Oral1, 000 μg/pill, 30 pills per month$2-$5
Nasal spray500 μg/spray, single spray per day, carton of 4$500-$640
Sublingual lozenges3, 000 μg/lozenge, single lozenge per day, ~ 30 lozenges per month$5
Folic acid1 mg/pill, 30 pills per month$3-$5