How it should be taken
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.
Dosage & When it is to be taken
Adult: PO Scurvy Prevention: 25-75 mg/day; treatment: ≥250 mg/day. Thalassaemia W/ desferrioxamine: 100-200 mg/day.
When it is not to be taken (Contraindications)
Why it is prescribed (Indications)
This medication is a vitamin, prescribed for scurvy. It is an essential nutrient for humans.
Warnings and Precautions
Caution should be exercised in patients with history of diabetes, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency, high iron level in the blood, anemia, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breast-feeding.
Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container.