Methylcobalamine 5000 microgram

Does anybody know if the Methylcobalamine 5000 micrograms available in UK?  The shipping should be cheaper from England to Sweden than from USA to Sweden, don't you think?

I buy my methylcobalamine from the US.  Even taking into account the shipping and taxes it is still cheaper than anything I could get in suitable quantities in this country.

Michele (UK) GFAi: Wheldon CAP1st May 2006 . Daily Doxyi, Azi MWF, Flagyli at 400mg for 7 days prior to 5 day pulses at 1200mg three weeks cycle. Spokesperson for Ella, RRMSi Wheldon CAP 16th March 2006

Michèle (UK) GFAi: Wheldon CAPi 1st May 2006. Daily Doxyi, Azi MWF, metroi pulse.

This company sells it  http://www.vitaminuk.com/mc4/system/index.html<

if you buy their Methylcobalamin 5000mcg Bulk Double Pack ,  it is the Jarrow Formulas re-packaged in a plain pack and you get 2 packs of 100 tablets for less than the same amount in a Jarrow bottle........still not as low in price as vitacost though.......

 

Elinor ..... from England  on CAPi, doxyi/roxi/tini  for ME/CFSi/lyme borreliosis, positive Cpni and borrelia. Started Aug05, stopped Jan06, started again Sept 06.

Elinor ..... from England  on CAPi, doxyi/roxi/tini  for ME/CFSi/lyme borreliosis, positive Cpni and borrelia. Started Aug05, stopped Jan06, started again Sept 06.

Ok!Thanks.

"Odhilda"  Not able to work or study since 1993, diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrom 1999. Mekobalamin(B12) injections.  Levaxine. Sweden is my home and Swedish  my first language. Searching for a treatment.

"Odhilda" CFS, not able to work or study since 1993. Mekobalamin (B12) injections 10mg x12/month. Levothyroxine(T4). NACi 500-850. Started Doxyi Sept-07. Started Roxi Nov-07 first Metroi-pulse March-08. Swedish is my first language.

Odhilda, have a look at this supplement list  I made, all from Vitacost in the US and much cheaper than anything we can buy in the UK. 
  
  
I get nearly everything from there or that reason.  Even with postage and import duties things still work out much cheaper, at least if you don't buy just one jar at a time...........Sarah
  
An Itinerary in Light and Shadow  
Stratton/Wheldon regime since August 2003, for aggressive secondary progressive MSi.  Intermittent therapy after one year. 2007 still take this two weeks every three months. Still slowly improving with no exacerbation since starting. EDSSi was 7, now 2
Completed Stratton/Wheldon regime for aggressive secondary progressive MSi in June 2007, after four years, three of which intermittent.   Still improving bit by bit and no relapses since finishing treatment.

http://www.iherb.com/<

Is also worth a peek. The DHL shipping is reasonable and seems to slip through customs.

CAPi since 04/27/2007 for very early MSi
Yes I noticed that iherb parcels are more likely to escape customs... the only fly in the ointment is that some of the vitaminsi dosage is better for our purposes at vitacost.

Michele (UK) GFAi: Wheldon CAP1st May 2006 . Daily Doxyi, Azi MWF, Flagyli at 400mg for 7 days prior to 5 day pulses at 1200mg three weeks cycle. Spokesperson for Ella, RRMSi Wheldon CAP 16th March 2006

Michèle (UK) GFAi: Wheldon CAPi 1st May 2006. Daily Doxyi, Azi MWF, metroi pulse.

Hmm, with Vitacost, UPS normally phones me the day before delivery and I pay postage and any charges then.  Import duties are very small compared to the postage and the whole lot is so much cheaper than anywhere here, I still save a lot of money...........Sarah
  
An Itinerary in Light and Shadow  
Stratton/Wheldon regime since August 2003, for aggressive secondary progressive MSi.  Intermittent therapy after one year. 2007 still take this two weeks every three months. Still slowly improving with no exacerbation since starting. EDSSi was 7, now 2
Completed Stratton/Wheldon regime for aggressive secondary progressive MSi in June 2007, after four years, three of which intermittent.   Still improving bit by bit and no relapses since finishing treatment.
I'm not sure that my experience is the same as Sarah's regarding duties and taxes... On the 11th June 2007, on a £120 pound order with Vitacost the postage was £16 but the extra charges I had to pay to UPS totalled £52.   

Michele (UK) GFAi: Wheldon CAP1st May 2006 . Daily Doxyi, Azi MWF, Flagyli at 400mg for 7 days prior to 5 day pulses at 1200mg three weeks cycle. Spokesperson for Ella, RRMSi Wheldon CAP 16th March 2006

Michèle (UK) GFAi: Wheldon CAPi 1st May 2006. Daily Doxyi, Azi MWF, metroi pulse.

Crumbs, I've never had to pay that much! Probably still cheaper than buying from over here, though..........Sarah
Completed Stratton/Wheldon regime for aggressive secondary progressive MSi in June 2007, after four years, three of which intermittent.   Still improving bit by bit and no relapses since finishing treatment.

The import charges are simply VAT, so the extra should be 17.5% of the order total (not including shipping) and UPS adds their fee, about £10.

Malcolm

Doxyi 100mg since 26 July 07, Naci 1200mg since 27 July 07 (600mg NAC since 9 July 07), diagnosed MSi Aug 06.

Malcolm

Wheldon Protocol since July 07. Doxyi 200mg July 07, Naci 1200mg July 07, Azi 250mg 3xweek Aug 07, Flagyli pulses Oct 07, diagnosed MSi Aug 06. Intermittent Aug 08.

That is interesting Malcolm, I've always wondered why I was paying a lot of extra charges... I think I am paying over and above VAT and handling charges, but don't know why... Could I be seen either by Vitacost or Customs and Excise as a commercial buyer?

Even taking into account the changing exchange rates, I'm paying more than 17.5% element of VAT.

My bill, as I said previously was about £120, including £16 shipment but the itemised UPS Import Shipment detail lists:

Disbursement fee £11 (their handling charge)

Duty amount £ 12.98

VAT £28.78

Can anyone in the UK explain this? I did make enquiry of the VAT office once, but did not get much explanation, but maybe I was not asking the right questions.

Michele (UK) GFAi: Wheldon CAP1st May 2006 . Daily Doxyi, Azi MWF, Flagyli at 400mg for 7 days prior to 5 day pulses at 1200mg three weeks cycle. Spokesperson for Ella, RRMSi Wheldon CAP 16th March 2006

Michèle (UK) GFAi: Wheldon CAPi 1st May 2006. Daily Doxyi, Azi MWF, metroi pulse.

Michèle, maybe I am a bit lackadaisical in my calculations but I just work on how much has been deducted from my card, compared to how much I would have to pay in this country, always supposing that it was possible to get what I wanted in the first place.  No comparison......Sarah
  
An Itinerary in Light and Shadow  
Stratton/Wheldon regime since August 2003, for aggressive secondary progressive MSi.  Intermittent therapy after one year. 2007 still take this two weeks every three months. Still slowly improving with no exacerbation since starting. EDSSi was 7, now 2
Completed Stratton/Wheldon regime for aggressive secondary progressive MSi in June 2007, after four years, three of which intermittent.   Still improving bit by bit and no relapses since finishing treatment.

Michele I always get stung for import charges too, on the last order for about  £100 worth of stuff they charged £37.44.  Someone from UPS rings in advance to ask for payment by credit card and last time the person also asked me what was in the package and if it was all for my personal use, you develop a tough skin.    Buying glucose powder is tricky too, my husband got quizzed in the chemists when he tried to buy three boxes because it's used by drug addicts to mix with the heroin. 

Elinor ..... from England  on CAPi, doxyi/roxi/tini  for ME/CFSi/lyme borreliosis, positive Cpni and borrelia. Started Aug05, stopped Jan06, started again Sept 06.

Elinor ..... from England  on CAPi, doxyi/roxi/tini  for ME/CFSi/lyme borreliosis, positive Cpni and borrelia. Started Aug05, stopped Jan06, started again Sept 06.

Oh I Agree Sarah, even if I could get the stuff I needed here, it is still cheaper to buy it from the states. However, although I prefer the dosages of Vitacost , I buy most of my stuff from Iherb because for some reason I don't pay as much in taxes and I don't have to pay a handling charge because they use DHL or Parcel Force.

Elinor, maybe it is where you are living that makes the buying of glucose powder such a suspicious purchase. I often but 3 packets at a time and no one has every looked at me with a knowing look, or maybe it is because I look like a goody-two-shoes...

Regarding UPS that is my experience exactly... I've mailed Vitacost to see if they can shed some light on the charges. They send me a commercial bill, the only type of bill I have ever received from them, so I presumed that this was a standard bill sent to all customers, but I am now wondering if they think that we are businesses selling to the public...

 

Michele (UK) GFAi: Wheldon CAP1st May 2006 . Daily Doxyi, Azi MWF, Flagyli at 400mg for 7 days prior to 5 day pulses at 1200mg three weeks cycle. Spokesperson for Ella, RRMSi Wheldon CAP 16th March 2006

Michèle (UK) GFAi: Wheldon CAPi 1st May 2006. Daily Doxyi, Azi MWF, metroi pulse.

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