Manufacturer/Distributor: Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Side effects: Generally ascorbic acid is well tolerated. However, few side-effects including stomach upset, diarrhoea, mouth sores, or frequent urination may be seen. after administration of ascorbic acid.
Precautions and warnings: Diabetes, patients prone to recurrent renal calculi and those on sodium restricted diets or anticoagulant therapy should not take excessive doses of ascorbic acid over an extended period of time.
Pregnancy category:During pregnancy and lactation recommended dosage of vitantin-C is safe.
Therapeutic class: Ascorbic Acid
Dosage and administrations: Adult: Scurvy, 500mg-1gm; infections, 1gm.Both 2 or 3 times daily. Children: Under 4 years, 114, adult dose; 4-12yrs. 112 adult dose; 12-14 yrs. 3/4 adult dose.
1 . Supplementation of vitantin-C deficiency;
- Prevention and treatment of scurvy;
Adjunct in the treatment of wounds, infections, trauma, fractures, burns, cold exposure, following surgery, fever, stress, leg ulcers, cancer;
In pregnancy and lact
Composition action: There are no contraindications to the administration of vitamin-C.