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Ascorbic Acid

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Ascorbic Acid

Side Effects


Transient mild soreness may occur at the site of intramuscular or subcutaneous injection. Too-rapid intravenous administration of the solution may cause temporary faintness or dizziness.

Read the Ascorbic Acid (vitamin c) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects


Limited evidence suggests that ascorbic acid (vitamin c) may influence the intensity and duration of action of bishydroxycoumarin.

Last reviewed on RxList: 10/3/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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