This medication is used to treat or prevent vitamin C deficiency. Vitamin C is also important in wound healing, and may be used to improve iron absorption in iron supplements such as Ferbeaplex, Maltofer, Sangobion, Floron and Obimin.
Some side effects include stomach discomfort, diarrhoea, nausea or vomiting
The symptoms of a drug allergy include one or more of the following:
If you experience any of these symptoms, you should stop your medication and see your healthcare professional immediately.
Before starting on this medication, inform your healthcare professional if you:
If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only the usual dose. Do not double your dose or use extra medication to make up for the missed dose.
Throw away all expired medications.
Pack this medication into a black trash bag and seal it tightly before throwing it into the rubbish chute or bin.