Vitamin - C

Vitamin - C

Vitamin - C is an essential co-enzyme for collagen formation, 
  tissue repair and synthesis of lipids and proteins. It acts both as a  
  reducing agent and as antioxidant. It is necessary for 
  many physiologic functions e.g. metabolism of iron, 
  carbohydrate and folic acid, resistance to infection, cellular 
  respiration and preservation of blood vessel integrity.
- Vitamin - C plays a capital role in the formulation of bones,  
  teeth and connective tissue, and in maintaining the natural 
  defenses of body against cold and influenza. During normal 
  times, the daily Vitamin - C requirements are covered by 
  a balanced diet. A supplementary supply of Vitamin C is 
  justified during periods of increased requirements.

- Each sachet of  Vitamin - C contains :
  Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid)        1000  mg

  Vitamin - C is contraindicated in:-
- The case of hypersensitivity to any API of the medicine;
- severe impairment of kidney function (severe renal failure).

- Acidification of urine of Vitamin - C may cause precipitation of 
  urate or oxalate stones and will alter the excretion of certain drugs 
  administered concomitantly. 
- Large doses of  Vitamin - C may interfere with anticoagulant effect 
  of Warfarin. 
- Ascorbic acid may increase the absorption of iron in iron deficiency 
  state .

 Vitamin - C can be used during pregnancy and lactation, under the 
  agreement of a doctor. 

- Large doses may cause diarrhea.
  Vitamin - C can cause mild digestive upsets such flatulence have 
  been observed  during treatment in rare cases.

 Vitamin - C should be used cautiously in the following cases : 
- Patients on a low- salt diet must take into account that Vitamin - C 
  Contains large amount of sodium bicarbonate.
- Diabetics. 
- Patient taking anticoagulants. 
- Recurrent renal calculi. 
- Vitamin - C should be used in the therapeutic dose during  
  pregnancy and Lactation .
- If you are taking Vitamin - C with tetracycline,an interval of at 
  least 3 hours must be kept between the doses of two medicines.
- Please tell your doctor or your pharmacist if :
• You are suffering from another illness, 
• You are already taking other medicines. 
- In diabetics, Vitamin - C may perturb the analysis of sugar in the 
  urine: So diabetics are advised to interrupt medication with  
  Vitamin - C for several days before this analysis.

- Pack of 10 sachets. 

- Store in a dry place, at a temperature below 25 °C.