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hi. if recommended vitamine c for women is 75 mg a day ....on the bottle it says every caplet of vitamine c in the bottle is 1000 mg. am i not reading it properly? thx?

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Vitamin C: A 1000 mg tab of Vitamin C is common. The half-life in the body is about 12 hours so a.m. and p.m. doses work best, half a tab or a whole tab twice daily. When sick w/cold or flu it can be increased. This is not a recommendation for you. Please check w/your doctor. Peace and good health.

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