Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) 250mg/ml for IV or injection. Each 100ml multi-use vial contains Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)
- Ascorbic Acid containing sodium for an adjusted PH of 6.66
- sterile water
- 250mcg/ml, 500mg/2ml
Vitamin B12 Direct sources our vitamin C from a number of country of origin FDA approved factory suppliers. Packaging may differ from what is represented on our website but we certify that the contents of our vitamin C is standard and true to description.
Warnings and Precautions
- Taking vitamin C prior to having blood glucose levels checked may lead to false positives.
- Vitamin C supplementation should be avoided 72 hours prior to immune dependent stool occult blood tests.
- Injectable vitamin C has a pregnancy category C rating and as such should be be avoided by pregnant and nursing mothers.
- It has been reported that ascorbic acid (vitamin C) may influence bishydroxycoumarin in both intensity and length of action. (insert link here)
- Consult your health care professional regarding known drug interactions
Injection Vitamin C Administration
While generally regarded as safe under 2 grams (the higher end of the therapeutic range) individual sensitivities may present themselves. There are known side effects your health care professional can warn you regarding including: back pain, diarrhea, dizziness, flushing or redness of skin, headache, cramps, nausea, increased urination.
Vitamin C injections cause a burning sensation at the injection site which dissipates as the fluid is absorbed.
Only take vitamin C or any other injectable preparation under the direction and supervision of a health professional. Please refer to the following for further information on injectable vitamin C.
IV Preparation and Administration
Vitamin B12 Direct does not provide advice on the preparation of IV solutions or the administration of vitamin C by IV. The preparation of IV’s should only be done by a licensed health care professional as the risk of contamination during the process is very high. All injections (IV, IM, SubQ) should only be done under the direction of a health care professional.