Blackmores Bio C 500mg Chewable is a great tasting orange flavoured chewable vitamin C supplement for the whole family. Bio C Chewable is buffered with mineral ascorbates making it gentle on the stomach, and contains bioflavonoids.
Vitamin C is commonly used to:
Vitamin C is involved in hundreds of biological processes, 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, and prevention of bruising and to protect against 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 nside and outside the body’s cells.
AUST L 81025
Active ingredients per tablet: Ascorbic acid 200mg; Sodium ascorbate 200mg; Calcium ascorbate 175mg, (equiv. to vitamin C 500mg); Bioflavonoids 10mg.
Adults: Take one tablet twice daily with meals, or as professionally prescribed. A the early onset of symptoms the dose may be increased to six tablets per day.
Children 4-12 years: Take half a tablet twice daily with meals, or as professionally prescribed. Not recommended for children under 4 years of age.