5 patient evaluations for Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) with a burden rating of Somewhat hard to take

12 members have decided to share their profiles only with other members of PatientsLikeMe.

Oct 2, 2016 (Started Apr 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for constipation)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (upset stomach)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: I stopped taking this med because at the large doses I needed to take it caused stomach upset.  I gradually came off it.  That was over a year ago.  I do not take this at all anymore.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: upset stomach

Jul 1, 2014 (Started Apr 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for constipation)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (upset stomach)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 100 g Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: upset stomach

Oct 14, 2011 (Started Apr 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for constipation)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (upset stomach)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 100 g Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: upset stomach

Mar 15, 2010 (Started Apr 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for constipation)
  • Side effects
    Mild (upset stomach)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 100 g Daily
Advice & Tips: I need to take 1 tsp daily every single day for it to work the best for me.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: upset stomach

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 6, 2016 (Started Oct 14, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Twice daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2013 (Started Jul 28, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Support immune health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take

Dec 1, 2012 (Started Jul 28, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Support immune health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 180 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 20, 2010 (Started Feb 18, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Support nutritional health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: i take acai berry juice now to get my dosage of vitamin c. The vitamin c was too acidic and it was horrible tasting
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 30, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 1980)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 3000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This is supposed to make the other vitamins work better and make the synthetic vitamins act more like natural ones. I've worked op to the amount I take gradually. Don't take very much with an Asprin, you'll throw up.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: nausea

  • 0 helpful marks
Last updated:
Showing 5 of 5 patient evaluations for Vitamin C (ascorbic acid)