Bio C May reduce the severity and duration of colds and allergic reactions. May also assist wound healing via its role in collagen production.
Bio C contains citrus bioflavonoids extract that helps increase the uptake and utilisation of vitamin C in the body.
Buffered with mineral ascorbates making it gentle on the stomach.
Bio C contains the natural sources of vitamin C, rosehips and acerola.
Vitamin C is involved in hundreds of biological process, the most important being in the manufacture of collagen, the major protein in the body. Collagen is a structural protein found in tissue, cartilage and tendons, and it helps to support blood vessels. Due to its structural role in collagen synthesis vitamin C is necessary for wound repair, healthy gums, minimising of bruising and to replace the risk of infection.
Vitamin C is water-soluble and only small amounts are stored in the body after it is absorbed from the intestine. It is an antioxidant in water, and therefore helps to neutralise potentially harmful reactions in the blood and the watery fluid inside and outside the body s cells.
What else should I know?
Active Ingredients Per Bio CTablet : Ascorbic acid 400 mg Sodium ascorbate 350 mg Calcium ascorbate (equiv. to vitamin C 1000mg) 400 mg Citrus bioflavonoids extract 25 mg Rutin 50 mg Hesperidin 50 mg Rosa canina (Rosehips) extract equivalent to dry fruit 250 mg Malpighia punicifolia (Acerola) extract equivalent to dry fruit 50 mg.
Adults - Take 1 Bio C tablet per day, preferably with main meal or as professionally prescribed. At the early onset of symptoms, this dose may be increased to three Bio C tablets per day.
Children (from 4 years to 12 years) - We recommend Blackmores Bio C Chewable.
Children (under 4 years) - Only as professionally prescribed.
Consult your healthcare professional before use if you have had renal calculi (kidney stones). Ascorbic acid may increase the risk of recurrence of calcium oxalate calculi.
In kidney failure should be separated by at least 2 hours from doses of aluminium-containing preparations. Ascorbic acid may increase the absorption of aluminium.
If taking propranolol, separate doses by at least two hours. Ascorbic acid may decrease the absorption and efficacy of this medication.
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