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Ascorbic acid

A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Yes, definitely: Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) is the major antioxidant. You can use drops, capsules or tablets as a sublingual to be easily digested under the tongue. ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it is safe: Yes it is safe.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Alexander
27 years experience Plastic Surgery
Vitamin C : Ascorbic acid is readily available in most diets in the us, but lack of vitamin c causes scurvy. Needed to maintain skin, cartilage, tooth, bone and ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Cecon (ascorbic acid) vitamin C: Per Webmd.Com, Cecon (ascorbic acid) may be used in the treatment of Tyrosinemina Type III, Temporary Tyrosinemia of newborn, Alcaptonuria & Hawk ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. TORY MCJUNKIN
19 years experience Pain Management
Vit C: Great question. Vit c (ascorbic acid) plays a role in tissue regeneration and healing. It is necessary for healthy ligaments, tendons, skin, and blood ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Farrell
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Safe to take: There really shouldn't be any side effects at that dose. That is the recommended dose for many brands of over the counter vitamin c supplements. As ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Citrus fruits,kiwi: Best source is citrus fruits one orange provides70mgm of ascorbic acid.While a grapefruit provides 170 mgm of ascorbic acid.Kiwi fruit is the best sou ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Ascorbic acid O/D: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug / substance is used. Excessive doses of Vitamin C can cause: diarrhea, nausea, vomitin ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
No problem at all: Vitamin c (ascorbic acid) is extremely safe. The most common side effect of taking too much is a mild laxative effect, as any that is not absorbed rem ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
36 years experience Pediatrics
Lots!: You can get belly pain, heartburn, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, painful urination, bloody urine, headache, flushing, lightheadedness, kidney stones, or ... Read More
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