Ascorbate calcium - oral


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Desc:

Ascorbate calcium is a form of vitamin C that is used to prevent or treat low levels of vitamin C in people who do not get enough of the vitamin from their diets. This product also contains calcium. Most people who eat a normal diet do not need extra vitamin C.

Low levels of vitamin C can result in a condition called scurvy. Scurvy may cause symptoms such as rash, muscle weakness, joint pain, tiredness, or tooth loss. Vitamin C plays an important role in the body. It is needed to maintain the health of skin, cartilage, teeth, bone, and blood vessels. It is also used to protect your body's cells from damage. It is known as an antioxidant. ...

Side Effect:

Side effects from using this drug may include:diarrhea, constipation, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps/pain, or heartburn may occur.

Many people using this product do not have serious side effects. Inform your doctor immediately if any of these rare but very serious side effects occur:painful urination, pink/bloody urine.

A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including:rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing. ...

Precaution:

Before taking ascorbate calcium, tell your healthcare provider if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems.

Before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of:kidney disease (such as kidney stones), a certain enzyme deficiency (G6PD deficiency), high calcium levels (hypercalcemia).

During pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended to use this medicine without your doctor's advice. ...