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Which is better ascorbic acid supplemtn or fresh orange juice?

Which is better ascorbic acid supplemtn or fresh orange juice?

OJ: Orange juice is better for vit c absorption, but you need a lot to get a high dose of it. If you use naturally derived vit c, like esther c, than you will get better benefit. ...Read more

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There is no indication for giving babies under one year of age fruit juices. Fruit juices do not contain the healthy nutrients that ...Read more


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I take flp product containing stabilized aloevera gel, fructose, natural cranberry and apple juice, sorbitol, ascorbic and citric acids. What are uses?

I take flp product containing stabilized aloevera gel, fructose, natural cranberry and apple juice, sorbitol, ascorbic and citric acids. What are uses?

Many uses: I'm curious why you're taking a product you don't know the use for. The active ingredient is aloe vera gel- everything else is for flavor or preservatives. Aloe vera has many proven health benefits- it helps reduce inflammation, lowers blood sugar & cholesterol, soothes inflamed GI tracts, etc. You might look for aloe with less added sugars. See
http://www. Naturalnews. Com/021858_aloe_vera_gel. Html. ...Read more

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Is it possible for vitamin C in orange juice and ascorbic acid to affect high blood pressure medication?

Is it possible for vitamin C in orange juice and ascorbic acid to affect high 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

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Can ascorbic acid cause headaches?

Can ascorbic acid cause headaches?

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 vessels.

There are several studies that point towards Ascorbic Acid helping those with headaches, but headaches are a known side-effect of large doses of ascorbic acid. ...Read more

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Side effects of taking 500mg ascorbic acid a day?

Side effects of taking 500mg ascorbic acid a day?

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 with any pill/drug/supplement you may have upset stomach from taking it or have an allergic response to it. Alwys check with your doctor before starting any supplement to ensure that it is safe for you to take. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What are the best dietary food sources of ascorbic acid?

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 source, smal fruit has 60 mgm of ascorbic acid. ...Read more

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What's the significance of ascorbic acid in urine?

What's the significance of ascorbic acid in urine?

Vitamin C: Ascorbic acid, or vitamin c, is a water-soluble vitamin important in our diet. Excess amounts of vitamin c can be excreted via the urine if the body has enough. Other water-soluble vitamins include: vitamin b complex and urine excretion of these is also a common means by which to remove excess from the body. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have an allergy to ascorbic acid?

How do I know if I have an allergy to ascorbic acid?

Allergy symptoms: Allergy symptoms are varied and may include hives, itchy, swelling, runny nose, sneezing, coughing, wheezing, throat swelling, shortness of breath, stomach pain, vomiting or diarrhea. When people are allergic to a food most reactions occur soon after ingestion. It is doubtful that someone is allergic to ascorbic acid although it is possible to react to citrus fruits. ...Read more

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Is vitamin C ascorbic acid?

Is vitamin C ascorbic acid?

Yes: It comes in several forms with the most common being sodium ascorbate and ascorbic acid. ...Read more

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Can ascorbic acid make you pee often?

No: Ascorbic acid is not a diuretic. Urinary frequency has other causes and it depends what you define as "often". ...Read more

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Does ascorbic acid benefit charcot-marie-tooth?

Not promising...: Ascorbic acid supplementation had no significant effect on neuropathy compared with placebo, suggesting that no evidence is available to support treatment with Ascorbic Acid in adults with charcot-marie-tooth 1a. Cmt1a is the most common inherited nerve disorder. High-dose Ascorbic Acid has been shown to have remyelinating potential and to correct the phenotype in mice. ...Read more

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How does ascorbic acid help charcot-marie-tooth?

Http://www. Ncbi. Nlm.: Ascorbic acid has been shown to reduce demyelination and improve muscle function in mice...However, its efficacy is unknown in humans. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for ascorbic acid 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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Do vitafusion power c gummy vitamins have much ascorbic acid in them?

Do vitafusion power c gummy vitamins have much ascorbic acid in them?

240 mg: These vitamins have 240 mg of vitamin c, which is 4 times the recommended daily amount for adults. ...Read more

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What is the difference between ascorbic acid and vitamin c. What was it's uses?

What is the difference between ascorbic acid and vitamin c. What was it's uses?

One and the same: Ascorbic acid is the chemical name for vitamin c (just as pyridoxine is the chemical name of vit b6 etc.). Vit c is an essential nutrient for every cell of our body. We need it every day as we can't store it. It's crucial for the health of skin, connective tissue, immune system, preventing heart disease etc. See http://www. Lef. Org/magazine/mag2008/apr2008_newly-discovered-benefits-of-vitamin-c_01.Htm. ...Read more

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Is a 2yr old child allowed to take cecon (ascorbic acid) junior chewable tablet?

Is a 2yr old child allowed to take cecon (ascorbic acid) junior chewable tablet?

Cecon (ascorbic acid): A better source for your child would be from fruits and vegetables rather than cecon (ascorbic acid) ...Read more

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When is the best time to drink ascorbic acid 500 g supplement? Day or Night? Why?

When is the best time to drink ascorbic acid 500 g supplement? Day or Night? Why?

Plan: It does not really matter. Important : with food and 24 hours apart. If you need this. You are getting this vitamin C with variety of food, like vegetables and fruits. Without chronic medical problem and regular diet no needs for this supplement. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to take cecon (ascorbic acid) ascobic acid together with advil?

Is it possible for me to take cecon (ascorbic acid) ascobic acid together with advil?

Drug interaction: Checker showed no interactions between Cecon (ascorbic Acid) & advil (ibuprofen). But that is not a guarantee that one could not occur. ...Read more

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Is Sodium Ascorbate the sane as Ascorbic Acid? What's the difference? Is it safe to megadose?

Is Sodium Ascorbate the sane as Ascorbic Acid? What's the difference? Is it safe to megadose?

Not exactly the same: Sodium ascorbate is one of the mineral salts contained in ascorbic acid/vitamin C. It does not seem to be more bioavailable (available for use by the body) than other forms of vitamin C supplementation. There is also the down side that it contains sodium. I would discourage you from considering megadosing anything, including vitamin C. Stay well:) ...Read more

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Does 60 mg of ascorbic acid or cocoa powder cause acid reflux? I have been told citrus and chocolate are not good.

Does 60 mg of ascorbic acid or cocoa powder cause acid reflux? I have been told citrus and chocolate are not good.

They can - depends: Every person is different, and every stomach reacts to different foods by producing a different amount of acid (for a different period of time). Thus, while citrus and chocolate have been reported to cause worse acid reflux in some people, so have tomatoes, spicy foods, peppers, vegetables, and even antacids! The only way to know for u is to change your diet and see if the symptoms get worse. ...Read more

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Does ascorbic acid causes acne? I am drinking 1000mg.

Does ascorbic acid causes acne? I am drinking 1000mg.

Probably not: The extra ascorbic acid is unlikely to do you any real good, but you can manage your acne like an adult. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your physician. I doubt the two are connected. ...Read more

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Can pure ascorbic acid be taken sublingually?

Can pure ascorbic acid be taken sublingually?

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.
Hope it helps. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Ascorbic acid overdose?

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, vomiting, heartburn, abdominal bloating & cramps, headache, insomnia & renal calculi. REF: http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/expert-answers/vitamin-c/faq-20058030 ...Read more

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Could you take centrum with cecon ascorbic acid?

Could you take centrum with cecon ascorbic acid?

Yes: It means that you will be getting higher than the recommended dietary allowance for Vitamin C which is fine.. ...Read more

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Is ascorbic acid involved in synthesis of andrenaline?

Is ascorbic acid involved in synthesis of andrenaline?

Ascorbic acid: Is an essential nutrient, but not involved directly in synthesis of adrenaline. Ascorbic acid intake does not affect adrenaline levels. ...Read more

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How can I tell if my symptoms are an allergy to ascorbic acid?

How can I tell if my symptoms are an allergy to ascorbic acid?

NOT: I doubt you are allergic to Vitamin C= ascorbic acid, since we need it to live. You may be allergic to an ingredient in a pill that contains vitamin C or a supplement with added ingredients. Check all ingredients. ...Read more

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How many hours/days does ascorbic acid stay in the body through an intramuscular injection?

How many hours/days does ascorbic acid stay in the body through an intramuscular injection?

Unknown: Ascorbic acid is generally given by mouth and there is much debate on how long it lasts in the human body. The half life is described in the medical literature as being anywhere between 30 min and 17 days. In general we think of vitamin c levels easily reaching capacity and having a relatively short half life which is why we advise for daily oral supplementation. ...Read more

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I use cecon (ascorbic acid) drops to my 3month old baby only 2 drops I thing is better to my baby or not is better to my baby?

I use cecon (ascorbic acid) drops to my 3month old baby only 2 drops I thing 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

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How many mg of ascorbic acid should I take to help me heal? I have chickenpox and currently taking 500mg vit c twice a day + 50mg. A total of 1050mg.

Up to 20, 000 mg/day!: The sicker you are the more vitamin c you need. A common concept by nutritionally-oriented docs is to take as much vit c as your body can absorb- you know you are at the limit when you get loose stools (this is called bowel tolerance). Try 2000 mg every 1-2 hours until you get loose stools to find out how much your body needs- see http://bit. Ly/1dml8dy for details! ...Read more

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Can vitamin C (ascorbic acid) 100mg do abortion?

Can vitamin C (ascorbic acid) 100mg do abortion?

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 hugh doses of ascorbic acid make you urinate more frequently?

Can hugh doses of ascorbic acid make you urinate more frequently?

Yes: The acidification of the urine caused by high doses of ascorbic 'acid' (vitamin c) can cause an irritation to the bladder in some people leading to increased urinary urgency and frequency. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Cecon (ascorbic acid) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Cecon (ascorbic acid) allergy?

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

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Doctor I use cecon (ascorbic acid) drop to my 3month baby 2drops is write dose?

Doctor I use cecon (ascorbic acid) drop to my 3month baby 2drops is write dose?

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

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I have some black pigments precipitate on my face. Can ascorbic acid and 2 glucoside remove or lightens it?

No.: Don't experiment with your face. I don't know what you mean, exactly, by "black pigments precipitate", but let a dermatologist evaluate you properly, and prescribe an appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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