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Brand name: Vitamin C 250mg (Cenovis)

Vitamin C 250mg (Cenovis) is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) ascorbic acid. On this page you will find out more about Vitamin C 250mg (Cenovis), including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)

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Active ingredient in this medicine: ascorbic acid

Information for medicine and pack size:
Vitamin C 250mg (Cenovis) chewable tablet, 100

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What this medicine is for

Cenovis Vitamin C 250mg may assist in the management of colds by reducing the severity and duration of symptoms. Vitamin C may assist wound healing and tissue repair. Vitamin C is not stored in the body and regular intake is desirable. Additional Claims:...Smokers require additional vitamin C. Passive smokers may require additional vitamin C. Promotes improved immune function. Assists healing of wounds. Antioxidant properties minimises the risk of cell damage attributed to free radicals. May reduce the duration of the common cold and also the severity of symptoms such as sneezing, coughing and sniffling. Supports the nervous system Vitamin C may help reduce the risk of dental decay Antioxidant, helps reduce free radical damage. Antioxidant to protect cell membranes by regenerating the antioxidant form of vitamin E Maintenance/repair of skin and connective tissue through synthesis of collagen. Helps to maintain healthy skin. Promotes healing of wounds and pressure sores. Promotes efficient ulcer healing through fibroblast formation and collagen synthesis. Maintain healthy gums.Maintains healthy gums Vitamin C may improve the immune system function & therefore helps preserve periodontal health May help to relieve symptoms of allergies and sinusitis. May help to maintain normal immune function. Assists wound healing. May provide relief of headaches. May provide relief from throat inflammation and inflammation of the sinuses. Antioxidant; Vitamin C may assist Iron absorption when taken with a meal. Enhances dietary iron absorption. Increases absorption of non-heme iron. Assist in recovery from exercise induced muscle soreness. Assist in muscle recovery after exercise. Helps maintain work efficiency during exercise. Vitamin C may improve exercise performance Vitamin C may assist in wound healing Vitamin C can help maintain oral gum health

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