What is Vitamin C Intravenous (IV)?

Category: Complementary and Alternative Medicines

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Vitamin C which promotes collagen metabolism and supports the immune system

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Fatigue 4 0
Prevent infection 3 0
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) 2 0
Lyme disease 2 2
Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome 2 2
Dehydration 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Vitamin C Intravenous (IV)

Side effect Patients
Nasal congestion 1
Pain 1

Why patients stopped taking Vitamin C Intravenous (IV)

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
Did not seem to work 1
Expense 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped using Vitamin C Intravenous (IV)

Duration

Stopped using Vitamin C Intravenous (IV)

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 2
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Vitamin C Intravenous (IV).