500 mg Capsule
₱35.00 – ₱105.00
500 mg Capsule
Each capsule contains:
Ascorbic Acid, USP……………………………….500 mg
(equivalent to Sodium Ascorbate, 562.43 mg)
Ascorbic Acid (So-Cee) contains Sodium Ascorbate or Monosodium L-Ascorbate providing ascorbic acid or vitamin C, comes with size 0 hard gelatin capsule with brown cap and orange body.
WHAT IS IN THE MEDICINE?
Each capsule contains 562.43 mg of Sodium Ascorbate that provides 500 mg of its active substance, Ascorbic Acid or Vitamin C. This vitamin is used for the prevention and treatment of Vitamin C deficiency symptoms like scurvy (characterized by capillary fragility, bleeding of small blood vessels and gums, normocytic or macrocytic anaemia, lesions of cartilages and bones and slow healing of wounds). It is essential for the synthesis of collagen and intercellular materials. Ascorbic acid acts to stimulate the production of collagen (abundant protein of the body for protection of mucosal linings and other connective tissues for maintaining of organs) and being a potent antioxidant, it effectively fights free radicals and harmful effects of these in the body.
WHAT IS THIS MEDICINE USED FOR?
Ascorbic Acid (So-Cee) is used for treatment and prevention of Vitamin C deficiency. This is also essential for stimulation of collagen production, helps in wound healing, increases body resistance from infectious diseases and maintains healthy connective tissues.
HOW MUCH AND HOW OFTEN SHOULD YOU USE THIS MEDICINE?
Take 1-2 capsule/s per day with glassful of water for daily maintenance or as prescribed by your physician. May be taken with or without food.
WHEN SHOULD YOU NOT TAKE THIS MEDICINE?
Ascorbic Acid (So-Cee) must not be taken if interactions with other drugs or substances are possible, other interacting conditions are present like hyperoxaluria and G6PD deficiency, tolerance is developed due to do prolonged intake of large doses and gastrointestinal disturbances like diarrhea are developed due to intake of large doses.
WHAT SHOULD YOU DO IF YOU MISS A DOSE?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule, if still needed for the condition being treated. Do not take double dose to make up for the missed one.
WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU HAVE TAKEN MORE THAN THE RECOMMENDED DOSAGE?
If overdose is suspected, immediately consult a physician or other health care professionals or contact the nearest hospital.
HOW SHOULD YOU KEEP THIS MEDICINE?
Store at temperatures not exceeding 30°C. Protect from light, heat and moisture.
Ascorbic Acid (So-Cee) 500 mg capsule is available in box of 10’s and 30’s (in blister pack of 10’s).
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN