Ascorbic Acid is known as Vitamin C. It is a naturally occurring antioxidant.
IndicationVitamin C deficiency, Scurvy, infection, trauma, burns, cold exposure, following surgery, common cold, fever.
Side effectsLarge doses may cause GI upset, headache, trouble sleeping.
Precaution and warningsDiabetics, patients prone to recurrent renal calculi, those undergoing stool occult blood test, and those on sodium restricted diets or anticoagulant therapy should not take excessive doses of vitamin C over an extended period of time.
Some Brand Names of Ascorbic acid in Bangladesh
- Ascobex (Beximco pharmaceuticals ltd)
- Ceevit (Square pharmaceuticals ltd)
- Cevion (Healthcare pharmaceuticals ltd)
- Nutrivit-C (ACI Limited)