9 patient evaluations for Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) taken for the purpose of 'General health' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Can’t tell

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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

Mar 19, 2012 (Started Mar 18, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 1, 2011 (Started Feb 20, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 25, 2010 (Started Dec 08, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Currently not taking C
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 9, 2010 (Started Dec 08, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Just got tired of swallowing big, heavy capsules. Will eventually start up again............
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 8, 2010 (Started Dec 08, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: CAPSULES TOO BIG TO SWALLOW EASILY.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 1, 2009 (Started Mar 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 30, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Parkinson's disease)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 4, 2009 (Started Aug 28, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily

Jan 27, 2009 (Started Aug 28, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 23, 2008 (Started Aug 28, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 20, 2008 (Started Jul 23, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 19, 2008 (Started Nov 15, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Other)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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