Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin, essential for the oxidation of phenylalanine and tyrosine, required for collagen synthesis. Vitamin C injections help build and maintain tissues and strengthening immune system, help decrease total and LDL cholesterol and triglycerides, protects against heart disease.
*Each box contains 10 of 2ml ampoules. 500 mg per 2mL ampoule = 250 mg/mL
***This item does not come with syringes or needles.***
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Sodium ascorbate (as Ascorbic acid) 250mg/mL
Sodium metabisulfite 1.5 mg and sodium hydroxide to adjust the pH.
A vitamin C injection is an administration of a vitamin C solution through a needle, provided in situations such as when a patient cannot take pills, a large amount of the vitamin is needed, or a doctor wants it delivered as rapidly as possible. Vitamin C injections can be administered in a hospital or clinic if a doctor feels they are indicated and patients may also be taught to self administer if they need several injections over the course of treatment for a medical condition. These injections are generally low risk, as a very high dosage is needed before side effects will appear.
The most common reason to offer a vitamin C injection is in the treatment or prevention of scurvy, a connective tissue disease caused by a vitamin C deficiency. If a patient appears to have low levels of this vitamin or is experiencing scurvy symptoms like bleeding gums, the doctor can provide an injection to get levels up quickly. Low-level deficiencies may also be treated with vitamin C injections, even if the patient doesn't appear to be at immediate risk of developing scurvy.
If someone appears to be experiencing slow wound healing time, vitamin C injections may be offered to facilitate more rapid healing. Some medical conditions like diphtheria can also respond to a vitamin C injection, when combined with other treatment options. Doctors concerned about vitamin deficiencies in their patients may request bloodwork to see if a patient is low on vitamin