Chewable Vitamin C promotes healthy capillaries, gums, and teeth and aids in iron absorption. It helps heal wounds and broken bones and, by increasing the absorption of iron from the intestine, it helps treat anemia. Vitamin C plays a role in collagen formation within connective tissue and it contributes to hemoglobin and red-blood-cell production in bone marrow.
Vitamin C is perhaps best known for its role as an immune system booster that helps prevent viral and bacterial infections. It is recommended for treatment of the common cold.
This formula contains lemon bioflavanoids that work synergistically with Vitamin C to maintain the structural health and fluid permeability of capillaries. Bioflavanoids are also potent antioxidants that protect cells from free-radical damage.
Serving Size: 1 tablet
Quantity: 100 + 20 tablets
|Vitamin C||500 mg (Ascorbic Acid, Sodium Ascorbate)|
|Supporting Botanical Blend||7 mg|
|Derived from: Rutin (Dimorphandra mollis, pod),|
|Hesperidin Complex, (Citrus limon, Citrus paradisi, Citrus sinensis, rind.)|
|Lemon Bioflavonoids (Citrus limon, rind), providing 3% Hesperidin|
|Acerola Cherry (4:1) extract (Malpighia glabra, fruit) equivalent to 5.76 mg of raw herb|
|Rosehips (Rosa canina, fruit)|
|Also contains: Dextrose, Cellulose, Vegetable Stearic Acid, Vegetable Magnesium Stearate, Natural Flavours (Orange, Lemon, Grapefruit and Lime), Silica, Sucralose.|
Drug Interactions: Mixed amphetamines, Propanolol (medication for high blood pressure), Tetracycline, Warfarin (blood thinning medication).
Nutrient Depletions: Acetaminophen, Ampicillin, Alcohol, aspirin, Carbidopa, Clozapine, Cyclophosphamide, Cyclosporin (medication for cancer treatment), nitroglycerin, oral contraceptives. Excess vitamin C can interfere with the absorption of copper and selenium.
Supportive Interactions: Loop diuretics (vitamin C amplifies the effects of these medications), nitrate medications for heart disease (vitamin C may reduce the development of tolerance).Vitamin C works well when taken in conjunction with other antioxidants such as vitamin E.
Warnings and Precautions: None known when taken as directed.
Toxicity, Adverse Warnings and Side Effects: Doses greater than recommended have been associated with loose stools, diarrhea, gas and bloating. Decrease dosage if these symptoms occur.
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