For prevention and treatment of vitamin C deficiency

Vitamin C serves the body as an antioxidant and supports the normal function of the immune system.

This can be affected by a lack of vitamin C, thus making the body more vulnerable to infections.

Intravenous administration can be reasonable, as it reaches the bloodstream immediately.

  • Therapeutic Indications
    Vitamin-C-substitution during parenteral nutrition. Methemoglobinemia during childhood.
  • Active Substance and Composition
    1 ampoule (5 ml injection solution) contains ascrobic acid 1000 mg.

    Vitamine C

    For further substances read the Patient information leaflet.
  • Dosage and Method of Application
    Vitamin-C-substitution during parenteral nutrition: To prevent a vitamin C deficiency during long-term parenteral nutrition, adults receive intravenous (i.v.) 100-500 mg ascorbic acid per day, children receive intravenous (i.v.) 5-7 mg ascorbic acid per kg body weight per day.

    Methemoglobinemia during childhood: once 500-1000 mg ascorbic acid (equals 1 ampule Vitamin C 1000) are intravenous (i.v.) injected. If necessary administration with same dosage has to be repeated.

    One dose of 100 mg per kg body weight per day should not be exceeded.

    The administration takes place slowly intravenous (i.v.).

    Duration of the administration depends on the clinical picture and the laboratory diagnostic parameters.
  • Package Sizes
    • 5 ampoules à 5 ml Solution for Infusion - PZN 04870637
    • 50 ampoules à 5 ml Solution for Infusion - PZN 06895162
    • 100 ampoules à 5 ml Solution for Infusion - PZN 06895179
    • 500 ampoules à 5 ml Solution for Infusion - PZN 06895185
    • 1000 ampoules à 5 ml Solution for Infusion - PZN 06895191
  • Obligatory Text
    Vitamin C 1000 Injektionslösung. Active substance: ascorbic acid. Therapeutic indications: Vitamin-C-substitution during parenteral nutrition. Methemoglobinemia during childhood. If you have any questions about risks and side effects, please read the patient information leaflet and ask your doctor or pharmacist. WÖRWAG Pharma GmbH & Co. KG, 71034 Böblingen
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