As the name implies, cyanocobalamin contains a cyanide molecule. Most people are familiar with cyanide as a poisonous substance. Although the amount of cyanide in a normal B12 supplement is small and from a toxicology point, viewed as insignificant, your body will still need to remove and eliminate this compound.
Taken right out of the pages of the internet.
Cyanocobalamin is a man-made form of vitamin B12 used to prevent and treat low blood levels of this vitamin. Most people get enough vitamin B12 from their diet. … Serious vitamin B12 deficiency may result in a low number of red blood cells (anemia), stomach/intestine problems, and permanent nerve damage.
Why if we get enough natural forms of B12 in our diets would we want to even flirt with a synthetic version? It contains cyanide molecules, who’s sick joke was this? The worst part of it all is that I compete daily in the Supplement market Brain supplements specifically. Some of my competitors are using high doses of this synthetic B12. It is very dangerous considering how people take pills. People tend to think they will get a better result if they take more than the recommended dose.
Therein posing a threat to the one ingesting the product. Although the cyanide molecules are in small amounts in these pills if people tend to take more of them than they should they may be harming themselves. Forget about the fact that they take too many at once they do it over a long time span.
More times than not the consumer will mix them with alcohol or street drugs perhaps other prescribed medications as well. Ughhh oh my gawd there are several brain supplements on the market that do not contain cyanide molecules and are better for you. The sad part of all of this nonsense is the ones that are so called TOP 10 are containing this shit and these are the companies that can pay top marketing dollars to help you to choose them without regard for the ingredients. Read the supplement facts and if you happen to see cyanocobalamin on the label pitch it.