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Vitamin C Overdose (Definition)

If you get the runs while taking vitamin C back off about 10 % at a time until it goes away. The half-life (time in body) for C is about 12 hours and you were taking too much. Take 2 X daily rather than all at once. See your doc and get tested for vitamin levels to be certain. ...Read more


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How much would be a vitamin C overdose?

How much would be a vitamin C overdose?

No such thing unless: In general vitamin c is extremely safe and non-toxic and you can not overdose, in the sense of taking a quantity that would damage your health. There is a limit to how much you can absorb, and when this amount is exceeded you won't absorb any more and it will act as a laxative.The exception is people who have a hereditary g6pd deficiency, in which high doses of IV vit c can cause hemolytic anemia. ...Read more

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Is it possible tohave a vitamin C overdose?

Is it possible tohave a vitamin C overdose?

No such thing unless: In general vitamin c is extremely safe and non-toxic and you can not overdose, in the sense of taking a quantity that would damage your health. There is a limit to how much you can absorb, and when this amount is exceeded you won't absorb any more and it will act as a laxative.The exception is people who have a hereditary g6pd deficiency, in which high doses of IV vit c can cause hemolytic anemia. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for vitamin C overdose?

No such thing unless: In general vitamin c is extremely safe and non-toxic and you can not overdose, in the sense of taking a quantity that would damage your health. There is a limit to how much you can absorb, and when this amount is exceeded you won't absorb any more and it will act as a laxative.The exception is people who have a hereditary g6pd deficiency, in which high doses of IV vit c can cause hemolytic anemia. ...Read more

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What are the effects of vitamin C overdose?

What are the effects of vitamin C overdose?

Inconsequential: Vitamin c is water soluable, therefore amounts taken in excess of dietary needs are quickly excreted by the kidneys. Thus vitamin c has a very low toxicity. In rat studies the ld50 (dose that kills 50%) is very high. We have no data in humans to compare. One might expect diarrhea and/or abdominal cramping but nothing dangerous. If intentional overdose seek, psychiatric care immediately. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Vitamin C overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Vitamin C overdose?

Vitamin C: If you get the runs while taking vitamin C back off about 10 % at a time until it goes away. The half-life (time in body) for C is about 12 hours and you were taking too much. Take 2 X daily rather than all at once. See your doc and get tested for vitamin levels to be certain. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of vitamin C overdose?

What are the side effects of vitamin C overdose?

Mineral deficiencies: Mega dose vitamin c can actually be dangerous. It is true that vitamin c is water soluble & you will excrete any vitamin c that you don't use. However, in order to excrete vitamin c in your urine, you must also excrete minerals as well. Therefore, excess vitamin c can lead to mineral deficiencies, especially a copper deficiency. Be very cautious in megadosing any vitamin or mineral or amino acid. ...Read more

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Does taking vitamin C cause you a miscarriage?

Does taking vitamin C cause you a miscarriage?

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. ...Read more

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Can emergen-c vitamin C cause a miscarriage?

Can emergen-c vitamin C cause a miscarriage?

Are you thinking of: Use of massive doses of vitamin c to abort a fetus. This is a very dangerous practice. ...Read more

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Can vitamin C with ascorbic acid cause a miscarriage?

No: Vitamin C is ascorbic acid and it does not cause miscarriages. ...Read more

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Is it advisable to use vitamin c to induce miscarriage?

Is it advisable to use vitamin c to induce miscarriage?

No: Please don't try this. This is not effective. All of these types of options work through toxicity. The gamble is that the substance will cause more damage to the fetus than to the mother. This is not advisable. ...Read more

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Can taking large amounts of vitamin C induce a miscarriage at 6 weeks?

Can taking large amounts of vitamin C induce a miscarriage at 6 weeks?

Possibly: Research is limited but many women report that high doses of vitamin C (500 mg an hour) for several days taken in early pregnancy induces miscarriage. Thus, if one wants to avoid miscarriage then avoid high doses of C in early pregnancy. If one wishes to induce miscarriage it is safe to try but probably works less than 50% of the time. See http://www. Sisterzeus. Com/vit_c_ab. Html for more info. ...Read more

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I heard that vitamin C can make you have a miscarriage. Can it cause a miscarriage if the egg have not been fertilized yet or is being fertilized?

I heard that vitamin C can make you have a miscarriage. Can it cause a miscarriage if the egg have not been fertilized yet or is being fertilized?

It's a myth: Some people are repeating the internet myth that vitamin c can cause a miscarriage. There are many internet myths, and sometimes it is hard to tell what is real and what is not. Don't worry about vitamin c, and it's fine to keep eating oranges, tangerines, and cuties... Unless you're trying to avoid sugars and carbs. ...Read more

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Is vitamin C okay to take for helping a miscarriage?

Is vitamin C okay to take for helping a miscarriage?

Miscarriage: I am NT aware that Vitamin C can promote miscarriage. Misoprostol and RU-486 are pills used to terminate a pregnancy. A pregnancy can be terminated by other methods; I recommend seeing a gynecologist. ...Read more

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Does taking vitamin C cause miscarriage? Is this safe?

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 wishes and have a good baby. ...Read more

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Can too much vitamin C intake lead to a miscarriage?

Can too much vitamin C intake lead to a miscarriage?

No.: Excessive vitamin c can lead to kidney stones and colics, but has not direct relationship (causal or other) to pregnancy loss as far as I know. Take up to 1 gram daily to prevent hypervitaminosis. ...Read more

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If you are pregnant and take 3 vitamin C pills a day can it cause a miscarriage?

If you are pregnant and take 3 vitamin C pills a day can it cause a miscarriage?

No it won't: But there's no good evidence supporting vitamin c use. Anyhow, it's 100% safe for you to take. ...Read more

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Can Vitamin C pills with rose hip cause a miscarriage?

Can Vitamin C pills with rose hip cause a miscarriage?

Use of massive: Amounts of vitamin C is not effective to abort a fetus. However, it can cause you to have significant side effects. ...Read more

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Vitamin c can cause a miscarriage. Can it cause one if the egg has not been fertilized yet or is being fertilized or will it help prevent pregnancy?

No, no, no, and no: Vitamin c does not cause miscarriages. Miscarriages happen frequently all over the world (to a big portion of natural pregnancies) and people take vitamin c every day, but the two things are unrelated. A woman cannot miscarry until after she is actually carrying (no such thing as miscarrying before or during fertilization). Vitamin c does not prevent pregnancy. Don't worry about eating oranges! ...Read more

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Dangerous to insert parsley vaginally and drink the tea taking high amounts of vitamin C when 5 weeks pregnant to cause miscarriage?

Dangerous to insert parsley vaginally and drink the tea taking high amounts of vitamin C when 5 weeks pregnant to cause miscarriage?

Yes: Do NOT try any "home remedy" to terminate a pregnancy! So many complications can occur-from infection/sepsis/death to hemorrhage/shock/death! Please go to a health care center, perhaps planned parenthood, or see your PCP.
I believe in Europe there is an OTC medication that you can take to induce termination of pregnancy up to (and maybe longer) 6 weeks, but I do not know if it is available US ...Read more

Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

A "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only ...Read more


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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

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