It is used to help growth and good health. - It is used to stop or treat vitamin C deficiency. - It is used to lower the urines pH.
Ascorbic acid is a diet aid.
Take Ascorbic acid exactly as directed by your doctor or pharmacist. Do not take more or less than instructed. - Ascorbic acid is available in different oral forms such as capsules, tablets, lozenges, syrup, chewable tablets, extended-release pills and liquid drops. - If you are taking the extended-release pills, swallow them whole. Do not chew, crush, cut or open these types of pills. - Take Ascorbic acid with a full glass of water.
Kidney stones may rarely happen.
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. - If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. - Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.
Alert your doctor if you suffer from kidney stones or other types of kidney disease.
If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. - Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Back pain, belly pain, or blood in the urine. May be signs of a kidney stone. - Any rash. - Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.
Alert your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any of these medicines: - antacids containing aluminium salts. - aspirin. - iron supplements. Always inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
Category A : Adequate and well-controlled human studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
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