Vitamin C GPO

Vitamin C GPO

ascorbic acid

Manufacturer:

GPO

Distributor:

GPO
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Vit C
Indications/Uses
Vit C deficiency.
Dosage/Direction for Use
1 tab daily.
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Special Precautions
Patients w/ hyperoxaluria, G6PD deficiency, DM, haemochromatosis. Renal impairment (eg, renal failure, renal calculi).
Adverse Reactions
GI disturbances.
Drug Interactions
Induced tissue desaturation w/ aspirin, nicotine, Fe, phenytoin, tetracycline, estrogen from OCs, & some appetite suppresants & anticonvulsant drugs. Reduced absorption & decreased urinary excretion w/ aspirin. Reduced serum levels w/ OCs. May cause unexpected renal tubular reabsorption of acidic drugs & decreased reabsorption of basic drugs. May reduce response to oral anticoagulants. May decrease plasma conc of fluphenazine. May worsen Fe toxicity to the heart w/ desferrioxamine.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
A11GA01 - ascorbic acid (vit C) ; Belongs to the class of ascorbic acid (vitamin C). Used as dietary supplements.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Vitamin C GPO tab 500 mg
Packing/Price
100's
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