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Med-C 500 mg Tablet 10's

Med-C 500 mg Tablet 10's

Synonym

VITAMIN C

Manufacturer/Marketer

MediCita Pharma Pvt Ltd

Consume Type

ORAL

Return Policy

Not Returnable

Expires on or after

Jan-25

About Med-C 500 mg Tablet 10's

Med-C 500 mg Tablet 10's belongs to a class of medicines called nutritional supplements used to prevent and treat nutritional deficiencies and vitamin C deficiency. A nutritional deficiency occurs when the body does not absorb or get enough nutrients from food. Vitamins and minerals are necessary for body development and the prevention of diseases.

Med-C 500 mg Tablet 10's contains Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) that works by increasing vitamin C levels in the body. Thus, it helps in treating vitamin C deficiency.

Take Med-C 500 mg Tablet 10's as suggested. You are advised to take Med-C 500 mg Tablet 10's for as long as your doctor has advised it for you based on your medical condition. In some cases, you may experience diarrhoea, nausea, stomach upset, heartburn, or stomach cramps. Most of these side effects of Med-C 500 mg Tablet 10's do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.

If you are allergic to Ascorbic acid or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. Med-C 500 mg Tablet 10's should be used in children only if suggested by a doctor. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, please consult a doctor before using Med-C 500 mg Tablet 10's. If you have any kidney problem, inform your doctor before taking Med-C 500 mg Tablet 10's.

Uses of Med-C 500 mg Tablet 10's

Treatment of Vitamin C deficiency

Medicinal Benefits

Med-C 500 mg Tablet 10's contains Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) that works by increasing vitamin C levels in the body. Thus, it helps in treating scurvy (a condition due to severe lack of vitamin C in the diet) and other conditions caused due to vitamin C deficiency.

Directions for Use

Tablet: Swallow it as a whole with water; do not crush, break or chew it.Chewable tablet: Chew the tablet completely and swallow. Do not swallow it as a whole.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Med-C 500 mg Tablet 10's

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach upset
  • Heartburn
  • Stomach cramps

Drug Warnings

If you are allergic to Med-C 500 mg Tablet 10's or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. Med-C 500 mg Tablet 10's should be used in children only if suggested by a doctor. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, please consult a doctor before using Med-C 500 mg Tablet 10's. Inform your doctor if you are taking any vitamins, OTC medicines or herbal products. If you have kidney disease, hematochromatosis (hereditary iron overload disorder) or glucose-6-phosphate-dehydrogenase deficiency, inform your doctor before taking Med-C 500 mg Tablet 10's.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interaction: No interactions found.

Drug-Food Interaction: No interactions found.

Drug-Disease Interaction: If you have a history of kidney stones or other kidney diseases, hematochromatosis (hereditary iron overload disorder) or glucose-6-phosphate-dehydrogenase deficiency, inform your doctor before taking Med-C 500 mg Tablet 10's.

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Eat vitamin C-rich foods such as broccoli, Brussels sprouts, potatoes, tomatoes, strawberries, blackcurrants, oranges and peppers.
  • Drink plenty of fluids to stay hydrated.
  • Eat a healthy diet and do regular physical exercise.
  • Limit junk food items from the outside and stick to freshly prepared home-cooked meals.
  • Quit smoking and avoid the consumption of alcohol.

Disease/Condition Glossary

Nutritional deficiencies: A nutritional deficiency occurs when the body does not absorb or get enough food nutrients. Vitamins and minerals are necessary for body development and the prevention of diseases. Sometimes your body is unable to absorb many nutrients even if you are consuming them. Nutrient deficiency can lead to many health problems like a weakened immune system, skin problems, digestion problems, defective bone growth and neurological diseases.

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Alcohol

Caution

The interaction of Med-C 500 mg Tablet 10's with alcohol is unknown. Please consult a doctor before consuming alcohol while using Med-C 500 mg Tablet 10's.

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Pregnancy

Caution

Please consult a doctor if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy. Med-C 500 mg Tablet 10's is given to pregnant women only if the doctor thinks the benefits outweigh the risks.

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Breast Feeding

Caution

Please consult a doctor if you are breastfeeding.

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Driving

Safe if suggested

Med-C 500 mg Tablet 10's usually does not affect your ability to drive or operate machinery.

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Liver

Safe if suggested

If you have any concerns regarding the use of Med-C 500 mg Tablet 10's in patients with Liver problems, please consult a doctor.

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Kidney

Caution

Take Med-C 500 mg Tablet 10's with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

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Children

Caution

Med-C 500 mg Tablet 10's should be used with caution in children if suggested by a doctor.

Country of origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Dsidc Complex, D-8, Kalyan Puri, New Delhi, Delhi 110091, India
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FAQs

Med-C 500 mg Tablet 10's contains Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) that works by increasing vitamin C levels in the body. Thus, it helps in treating vitamin C deficiency.
Med-C 500 mg Tablet 10's may cause dehydration if taken in high doses. Therefore, it is advised to drink plenty of fluids while taking Med-C 500 mg Tablet 10's to avoid such side effects.
You are recommended to avoid smoking while taking Med-C 500 mg Tablet 10's as it may decrease the effectiveness of Med-C 500 mg Tablet 10's.
Med-C 500 mg Tablet 10's may interfere with urine glucose test giving false-positive results. Therefore, if you are about to undergo any laboratory tests, inform your doctor or lab technician that you are taking Med-C 500 mg Tablet 10's.
You are not recommended to stop taking Med-C 500 mg Tablet 10's without consulting your doctor as it may worsen the condition. Therefore, take Med-C 500 mg Tablet 10's for as long as your doctor has suggested it and if you experience any difficulty while taking Med-C 500 mg Tablet 10's, please consult your doctor.
Med-C 500 mg Tablet 10's should be used with caution in patients with kidney stones as it may worsen the condition. Therefore, inform your doctor if you have any kidney problems before taking Med-C 500 mg Tablet 10's.

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