High dose vitamin C

There is some concern that large doses of vitamin C may cause kidney stones because part of the oxalate in calcium oxalate kidney stones comes from metabolized vitamin C. However, this is unlikely to happen in healthy people. It may be advisable for anyone suffering from recurrent kidney stones, kidney disease or who has a defect in vitamin C metabolism to keep their daily intake of vitamin C to around 100 mg.

High dose vitamin CHigh dose of vitamin C may cause a false positive test result for diabetes and affect hemoglobin tests. Large doses may also affect the action of anticoagulant drugs.

A state of dependency can result from prolonged high dose consumption of vitamin C. If you have been taking large doses and decide to stop, a gradual reduction in dose is advisable.

 

 
 
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