CeevitTM DS: Each tablet contains ascorbic acid BP and sodium ascorbate BP
equivalent to 500 mg of ascorbic acid BP.
CeevitTM DSis indicated for prevention and treatment of scurvy. It may be indicated
in pregnancy, lactation, infection, trauma, burns, cold exposure, following surgery,
fever, stress, peptic ulcer, cancer, methaemoglobinaemia and in infants receiving
unfortified formulas. It is also prescribed for haematuria, dental caries, pyorrhea,
acne, infertility, atherosclerosis, fractures, leg ulcers, hay fever, vascular thrombosis
prevention, levodopa toxicity, succinyl-choline toxicity, arsenic toxicity etc.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
For the prevention of scurvy: 1 tablet daily
For the treatment of scurvy: 1-2 tablets daily; but dose may be increased depending
on the severity of the condition.
For the reduction of risk of stroke in the elderly: 1-2 tablets daily.
In other cases: 1 tablet daily or as directed by the physician.
Maximum safe dose is 2000 mg daily in divided doses.
Mega-doses of vitamin C may cause diarrhea, headache & nausea. A pregnant
woman taking more than 5 g/day suffer fetal abortion.
Should be stored in a dry place below 30 0C.