Ascorbic acid

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Scientific Name: Vitamin C
Brand Name: Ascor, Citranatal B-calm Kit, Concept Ob, Ferralet 90, Hematogen, Infuvite, Infuvite Pediatric, Moviprep, Mvc-fluoride, Mvi Pediatric, Natafort, Plenvu, Pregvit, Vitafol-one
Company Owner: Not Available
Mechanism Of Action In humans, an exogenous source of ascorbic acid is required for collagen formation and tissue repair by acting as a cofactor in the posttranslational formation of 4-hydroxyproline in -Xaa-Pro-Gly- sequences in collagens and other proteins. Ascorbic acid is reversibly oxidized to dehydroascorbic acid in the body. These two forms of the vitamin are believed to be important in oxidation-reduction reactions. The vitamin is involved in tyrosine metabolism, conversion of folic acid to folinic acid, carbohydrate metabolism, synthesis of lipids and proteins, iron metabolism, resistance to infections, and cellular respiration.
Description of the Drug: Vitamin C is a vitamin used to correct vitamin C deficiency and to increase the intestinal absorption of iron.
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Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB00126