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I use cecon (ascorbic acid) drops to my 3month old baby only 2 drops i think is better to my baby or not is better to my baby?
Vit C infant drops: These are vitamin C supplement drops. At the correct dosage, it probably will not cause any harm to your baby. I am not sure why the baby is on them though? It is unlikely your baby has a Vitamin C deficiency. ...Read more
Cecon allergy: Cecon is a brand name for ascorbic acid. For info about possible adverse effects see: https://www.drugs.com/sfx/cecon-side-effects.html ...Read more
See Your Doctor: 3 mos old takes "Cecon 2 drops"; is Ascorbic Acid (Vit. C). It is not known why you are giving your baby Vit. C. It is used to treat certain conditions such as Scurvy & more however it is not routinely given to normal, healthy infants. Vit. C has side-effects if improperly dosed & with certain conditions such as G6PD deficiency (common to your region). Do not use without a doctor's recommendation. ...Read more
I hear a lot about vitamin C and how good it is for you, is it a good idea to incorporate it in with other vitamins and medications. Tyvm
Yes: Yes you can eat something (not on empty stomach). ...Read more
My 10 yr. Old son had a partial seizure and they gave him medication and at the same time i also gave him vitamin C and d in the morning!
No problem: You can continue to give the vitamins with his anti seizure medications. ...Read more
Hi there. Would taking vitamin C along with TB medication help to fight the bac. If yes ...1000mg of vit c daily would do the job....
Vit C: Helps in repair of tissues, but does not help in eradication of tb. The antibiotics are the ones that kill tb. Vit b6 helps in preventing the side effect of one of the medicines, isoniazid. ...Read more
Is it possible for vitamin C in orange juice and ascorbic acid to effect blood pressure medication?
Yes and no: Vit c in normal doses does not impact BP meds. Orange juice and other sweet liquids (all juice, soda, gatorade, etc) will increase your blood pressure — this will cause a relative decrease in the effectiveness of your meds. Liquids with over 10 cal/serving (except non-fat milk in moderation) are not good for you. Sweets in liquid form increase blood fats, belly fat & ultimately blood pressure. ...Read more
I'm using plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) 200mg and prednisone 10mg for rheumatoid arthritis, can I take vitamin C while using these medications.
Is antihistamines first generation effective drug for common cold and does vitamin c important during common cold?
Probably not: Antihistamines are effective for sneezing and runny nose due to allergies, by blocking histamine receptors, . But can over dry nasal passages during colds. Atrovent nasal spray helps runny nose and decongestants (use Short term only) help congestion. Vitamin C may help prevent colds, but not as effective once you have one. Rest, fluids, chicken soup, zinc, humidifier, and netipot help. ...Read more
Currently I'm taking vitamins that I bought in nearby drug store. I have vitamin c, calcium, and vitamin E capsules is there a sequence in taking it?
No sequence: No particular sequence that you have to follow. You can take it which ever you like. Or you can get all of them in multivitamin-once a day. ...Read more
Can I apply vitamin K and vitamin C directly on my skin (vitamins from the drug store like liquid vitamins)?
Not advisable: Not advisable, you may take them by mouth. The best vitamins are not in pills or syrup, they are in fresh leafy vegetable and fruits ...Read more
Are there any drug interactions between salmon oil, hyaluronic acid, biotin, vitamin c, and pomegranate?
No: Not that I know.Get a more detailed answer ›
31 yr-old woman diagnosed in China with allergic purpura (capillary toxicosis); is treating with OTC Transfer Factor Oral Solution. What is this.....?
Varies: Good question. For those who encourage increasing your vitamin C intake like Linus Pauling. They talk about bowel tolerance or the point where the dose causes diarrhea. Practitioners that advocate taking extra C will say take a dose till you get loose stools then back off. For many people this is between 1 or 2 grams. Although for some higher and some lower. ...Read more
DailyRequirement60mg: 1000 mgm is a lot. Daily requirement of Vitamin C is 60mgm. You can get enough from your diet if you have citrus fruits/juices, tomato,papaya, green leafy vegetables like kale, kivi fruit, bell peppers, guava,brocolli, strawberriespeas. Some recommend supplement up to 1000 mgm but I don't exceed more than 500 mgm as large doses can cause diarrhea, nausea,abdominal pain, Calcium oxalate kidney stones etc. ...Read more
Vitamin C supplement: Taking vitamin c supplementation is generally safe if taken within the recommended daily allowance. The daily recommended dietary allowances (rdas) in adults are 90 mg for men and 75 mg for women. Higher doses of vitamin c (more than 2000 mg/day for adults) could lead to adverse reactions (heartburn, nausea, diarrhea, or kidney stones). ...Read more