How do you give a vitamin C Injection?
For intravenous injection, dilution into a large volume parenteral such as Normal Saline, Water for Injection, or Glucose is recommended to minimize the adverse reactions associated with intravenous injection. The average protective dose of vitamin C for adults is 70 to 150 mg daily.
Is vitamin C Injection available?
Vitamin C Injection is generally administered by a healthcare professional. You should not self-administer it at home. This medicine may be only part of a complete program of treatment that also includes making changes to your diet and taking vitamin supplements.
What is the work of vitamin C Injection?
It establishes a concentration of an essential nutrient into the body. Human studies of Vitamin C injections reveal improved quality of life in patients, including reduced nausea, vomiting, pain and appetite loss, in addition to increased physical, mental and emotional functions.
How do you give ascorbic acid IV?
Add 200 mg of ascorbic acid (equivalent to 0.4 mL of ASCOR) to 7.5 mL of Sterile Water for Injection to produce an infusion solution having an approximate osmolarity of 290 mOsmol/L. In this specific example, addition of solute is NOT necessary because the solution is isotonic.
Is it good to inject vitamin C?
Vitamin C injections are safe when used for FDA-approved reasons at typical doses. The most common side effects are pain and swelling at the injection site. Very high doses of vitamin C injections also seem to have few side effects. Some of these include nausea and pain at injection site.