"Ascorbic acid" (vitamin C) is used for therapeutic purposes in the following diseases: haemorrhagic diathesis, scurvy, bleeding of various origins, liver disease, intoxication, Addison's disease, poorly healing wounds and fractures, malnutrition, overdose of anticoagulants, infectious disease, nephropathy pregnant, atherosclerosis. Vitamin C with glucose administered at high mental and physical stress, during pregnancy and lactation.
Vitamin C has on the body stimulating effect, improves its adaptive capacity and immunity. It activates the glands of internal secretion, is involved in all types of metabolism, in the processes of blood coagulation, tissue regeneration, synthesis of collagen and procollagen, formation of steroid hormones, maintain in good condition the permeability of the capillaries. Vitamin C regulates cholesterol, promotes the accumulation of glycogen in the liver and the absorption of iron in the body, participates in the formation of hemoglobin.
To prevent disease and deficiency of vitamin adults prescribed the drug 0.05-0.1 g per day, children aged 5 years - 0.05 g per day. During the period of treatment of diseases of adults take 0.05-0.1 g of product 3-5 times a day, children from 5 years vitamin give 2-3 times a day 0.05-0.1 g. During pregnancy and lactation appoint 0.3 g of product in 10-15 days, then take 0.1 g per day. The duration of treatment will depend on the nature of the disease.
"Ascorbic acid" is contraindicated in thrombophlebitis, tendency to thrombosis, diabetes, fructose intolerance, hypersensitivity. With caution the drug is used in hyperoxaluria, renal failure, hemochromatosis, thalassemia, polycythemia, leukemia, sideroblastic, sickle-cell anemia, progressive malignant diseases.
Because vitamin C has a stimulating effect on synthesis of corticosteroid hormones in its reception it is necessary to monitor blood pressure and renal function. In case of prolonged intake of a large number of possible inhibition of pancreatic function. People with high content of iron in the body, you must assign the minimum dose of vitamin C. the Intake of "Ascorbic acid" can distort the results of laboratory tests (blood bilirubin, glucose, the activity of lactate dehydrogenase, transaminases).