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does vitamin c expire

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Flush down toilet: If already taken are unlikely to have done any harm. There is usually a safe window after expiry dates, but getting rid of them is the most sensible a ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
You could, but: I wouldn't. After the expiration date, the product will start to degrade.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: But won't help too
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not likely: It is not like it is a self-destruct date, otherwise all of us would be gone, as that happens to everyone now and then. Just starts to lose effective ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: Vit e oil can go rancid.
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A member asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
27 years experience Ophthalmology
For what?: Vitamin c really does prevent scurvy and help your immune system. It helps in growth and repair of tissues. Did you have a specific question?
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: Definitley not.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Vitamins: No, vitamin c does not induce miscarriage. It is an essential water soluble vitamin that is safe during pregnancy.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: The expiration date should be listed on the package.
A 110-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Fehr
44 years experience Emergency Medicine
Vit c: Vit C is water soluble. Pretty much added into everything you eat or drink, as a preservative or, in all your veggies--natural. I think if you want t ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: The expiration date will be on the container.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levenson
31 years experience Clinical Psychology
Vit E: Some oils, even the oils we use in cooking, can become rancid if too old. Best to check the dates of expiration on all oil products, including vitami ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Vitamins: No, vitamin c does not induce miscarriage. It is an essential water soluble vitamin that is safe during pregnancy. Excess doses may cause diarhea.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
No: No.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
No.: Vitamin c is essential for collagen to form crosslinks, but if you have collagen, you already have cross links holding it together. I cannot believe ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Vit C: Is not known to thin blood, but could interact with blood thinning meds.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
No: Sulpha is an antibiotic usually sold in the form of bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). Vitamin c is vitamin c alone!
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Yusuf Erskine
31 years experience Holistic Medicine
Which B: More details.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
No, BUT: Unless you have scurvy, which is rare in usa, you are wasting your money. There is no benefit from taking this. Don't believe the hype: it is all lies ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Why? Likely few/none: Like all vitamins, single molecules found in stuff from nature which humans have long eaten & not maintained every single gene to manufacture out ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Michaels
52 years experience Urology
No: No neither one of does.Salaams.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Vitamin C in reasonable doses will not do anything to cause miscarriage. Rather than spending $ on vitamins why don't you eat fresh fruits? Best wis ... Read More

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