4 patient evaluations for Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) taken for the purpose of 'General health' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Moderate

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Aug 30, 2016 (Started Oct 18, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3000 mg Daily

Aug 13, 2011 (Started Oct 18, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Very few colds in 10 years. maybe had 6.

Nov 17, 2010 (Started Oct 18, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: have had 5 colds in 8 years

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 27, 2013 (Started Feb 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I read Dr Bearnstein's Diabetes Solutions where he states that taking Vitamin C gives innacurate results on your tests for blood sugars

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 10, 2012 (Started Aug 10, 2011)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

May 8, 2012 (Started Jul 16, 1997)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I only take the extra vitamin C during the flu season to help improve my immune system.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 31, 2000 (Started Jul 16, 1997)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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