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Vitamin C

Synonym(s): Ascorbic acid

Introduction

Name

  • Vitamin C.

Class of drug

  • Vitamin.

Uses

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Indications

  • Used to reduce methemoglobinemia associated with paracetamol (acetaminophen) toxicity.
  • Supplemental vitamin C may be required by working dogs or those with pain or hepatic disease.

Administration

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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