Ascorb Injection 500 mg 50 Ampx5 mL
Ascorb Injection contains Vitamin C | belongs to Vitamin C
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How it works
Ascorb Injection 500 mg 50 Ampx5 mL dissociates at physiological pH to form ascorbate, the redox state of the vitamin which is found most abundantly in cells . It is well known that ascorbate acts physiologically as a reductant and enzyme cofactor.
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- ncbi.nlm.nih.gov - Mechanism of action of vitamin C [Internet]. Available from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2767105/#:~:text=Vitamin%20C%20(ascorbic%20acid)%20dissociates,a%20reductant%20and%20enzyme%20cofactor. [cited 30/6/2020].
- webmd.com - The Benefits of Vitamin C [Internet]. Available from: https://www.webmd.com/diet/features/the-benefits-of-vitamin-c#1 [cited 30/6/2020].
How to use Ascorb Injection 500 mg 50 Ampx5 mL
IM route is preferred, may also administer IV or SC. When administered IV, infuse slowly, avoid rapid IV injection.
Stability: Dispensing vial: Store in carton until time of use. Store below 23°C (73°F). Protect from light.
Children: Metabolic disorders (tyrosinaemia type III; transient tyrosinaemia of the newborn; glutathione synthase deficiency; Hawkinsinuria): Orally. Neonate, 50-200 mg daily, adjusted as necessary; 1 mth-18 yr, 200-400 mg daily in 1-2 divided doses, adjusted as necessary; up to 1 gm daily may be required.
what are the adverse effects of Ascorb Injection 500 mg 50 Ampx5 mL?
Hyperoxaluria, dizziness, faintness, fatigue, flank pain, headache.
What happens if I miss a dose of Ascorb Injection 500 mg 50 Ampx5 mL?
Adults: Scurvy: Orally or by Injection: 100-250 mg 1-2 times daily for at least 2 wk.
Urinary acidification: Orally, 4-12 gm daily in 3-4 divided doses.
Prevention and treatment colds: Orally, 1-3 gm daily.
Dietary supplement: Orally, 50-200 mg daily.
Children: Treatment of scurvy: Orally. 1 mth-4 yr, 125-250 mg daily in 1-2 divided doses; 4-12 yr, 250-500 mg daily in 1-2 divided doses; 12-18 yr, 500 mg-1 gm daily in 1-2 divided doses.
Urinary acidification: Orally. Above 1 yr, 500 mg every 6-8 hr.
Dietary supplement: Orally. 35-100 mg daily.
Adjunct to desferrioxamine: (Vitamin C is used to enhance excretion of iron one mth after desferrioxamine therapy): Orally. 1 mth-18 yr, 100-200 mg daily 1 hr before food.
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