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Ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) (By mouth)

Ascorbic Acid (as-KORE-bik AS-id)

Helps patients who do not have enough vitamin C in the body. It is sometimes used to add acidity to the urine.

Brand Name(s):

Ascocid, C-500, C-Time w/Rose Hips, Good Neighbor Pharmacy Great Taste Vitamin C, Mega-C, Nature's Blend Vitamin C, One-Gram C, PharmAssure Vitamin C, Rite Aid Vitamin C, Vitamin C250

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to ascorbic acid (vitamin C).

How to Use This Medicine:

Tablet, Powder, Chewable Tablet, Long Acting Tablet, Long Acting Capsule, Liquid

If a dose is missed:

How to Store and Dispose of This Medicine:

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088

Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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