ATC categoryVitamins, Multivitamins, Microelements
Brand nameVitamin С
Generic nameAscorbic acid
Warnings and precautions
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Vitamin C tablets:
Other medicines and Vitamin C Tablets
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines. This is particularly important if you are taking any of the following:
For ascorbic acid no clinical data on exposed pregnancies are available.
Animal studies do not indicate direct or harmful effects with respect to pregnancy,
embryonal/foetal development, parturition or postnatal development. Pregnant women should
If you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask you doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.
Ascorbic acid is excreted in breast milk. Though again caution should be exercised, no evidence
exists suggesting such excretion is hazardous to the infant.
If you want to breast-feed your baby you should talk to your doctor first before taking these tablets.
Children under 6 years:
These unit dosage forms are unsuitable for children under 6 years.
If you stop taking Vitamin C Tablets
If you have been taking Vitamin C Tablets for a long time, its deficiency may develop if you stop taking it. You should talk to your doctor before stopping intake of this medicine.
Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to throw away medicines you no longer use. These measures will help protect the environment.