Vitamin & Mineral Supplement
Ascorbic Acid BP and Sodium Ascorbate BP
Ascorbic is indicated for prevention and treatment of scurvy. It may
be indicated in pregnancy, lactation, infection, trauma, burns, cold
exposure, following surgery, fever, stress, peptic ulcer, cancer,
methaemoglobinaemia and in infants receiving unfortified formulas. It is also prescribed for haematuria, dental caries,pyorrhea, acne, infertility, atherosclerosis, fractures, leg ulcers, hay fever, vascular thrombosis prevention, levodopa toxicity, succinylcholine toxicity, arsenic toxicity etc. To reduce the risk of stroke in the elderly, long-term supplementation with Ascorbic is essential.
Dosage and administration:
For the treatment of scurvy: 1-2 tablets daily; but dose may be increased depending on the severity of the condition. For the reduction of risk of stroke in the elderly: 1-2 tablets daily. In other cases: 1 tablet daily or as directed by the physician. Maximum safe dose is 2000 mg daily in divided doses.