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Side effects of taking 500mg ascorbic acid a day?
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Dr. Franklyn Farrell
Occupational Medicine
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Franklyn Farrell
Dr. Franklyn Farrell
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Dr. Mark Sibley
Dr. Farell is correct...It is safe......And required....Take it.......
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