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Vitamin C dosage - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   well i think i had a small allergic reaction, i have some buttons on my skin, but i didnt have any other symptoms like flu like or difficulty breathing, im now taking vitamin c and it 'seems' to be better, i was wondering what was the maximum vitamin c dosage ?
User :   oh by the way i had these buttons for like 4 days or more
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide your Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight, Waist Circumfrence.
User :   my age is 21, male, student, not married, my height is about 5'8'' weight about 130 , and waist circumfrence i cant tell for sure, but im skinny
Doctor :   The prescription medicines are given after the cause is exactly made out. Since we havenâ??t physically examined you, it is inappropriate and unethical to prescribe you scheduled drugs. Hence see the doctor for the medicine that you require
User :   yes i understand
Doctor :   u need to consult a physician
Doctor :   before u take any medicine
User :   yes, i just took some vitamin c, i talked to a pharmacist
Doctor :   ok
User :   i had 1000 mg of vitamin c today, i was wondering what dosage is dangerous
Doctor :   thats is within recommended limit
Doctor :   u need not worry
Doctor :   do u have any reactions for this

Doctor :   90 mg/day is the max u can take in day
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