Can you overdose on Vitamin C?

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Can you overdose on Vitamin C?

Postby lifelight » Sun Mar 17, 2013 4:31 am

I started taking Vitamin C about a month ago. I'm taking 1000mg daily. I'm wondering if there's such a thing as Vitamin C overdose because I'm planning to take a higher dose of it.

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Re: Can you overdose on Vitamin C?

Postby the_way » Mon Mar 18, 2013 1:58 am

As far as I know, there is no such thing as vitamin c overdose. The body can take as much as 3000mg of vitamin c and anything in excess of that would just be excreted through the urine.

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Re: Can you overdose on Vitamin C?

Postby BudWiser » Mon Mar 18, 2013 9:44 am

I also thought there is no such thing as Vitamin C overdose. However, I read that it's possible. From what I read, the maximum dose you can take per day is 2000mg. If you take more than that, you could have kidney stones.

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Re: Can you overdose on Vitamin C?

Postby iamnotalone » Sat Feb 28, 2015 1:03 am

same here, for me, i guess there is no such thing as Vitamin C overdose.

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