HOW MUCH VITAMIN C CAN I TAKE?

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  1. njftw

    njftw New Member

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    Starting to get sick, wanna pump up on vit c to help out.

    Is a 1000mg tab every 3 hours or so alright?
     
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    I take 6 600mg cap everyday.
     
  3. Uglybob69

    Uglybob69 I miss beer.

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    I took 3g in a solution at one time when I wasn't sick and used iodine-3 titration to see how much i was secreting in my urine and i really didn't secrete very much i.e. my body was using most of it.
     
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    i used to take 10g/day
     
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    good to know.

    thanks guys
     
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    Uglybob69 I miss beer.

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    Your first sign of taking too much will probably be the shits, you can look up vitamin C overdose symptoms if you are super worried.
     
  7. Mr. Pelham

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    I'm at 5g's a day
     
  8. LBSOHK

    LBSOHK do ya ?

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    recommended 3K a day from a doctor when I was sick :dunno:
     
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    Just did. Thanks

    :bigthumb: That's probably what I'll start with right now. 3 x 1g pills a day
     
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    damn you guys take a lot.
     
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    usually one emergen-c packet every hour no matter what, I have an IV next to my bed that intravenously injects vitamin c into my blood when im sleeping too, feels good man
     
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    :werd: :rofl: I thought 4g's a day once in a blue moon was alot
     
  13. Mr. Pelham

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    I'm not taking 5 1g pills of Vit C. I have 3 of those a day 1 each major meal. Then with everything else I'm taking it has 800mg here and 600 there...etc. it adds up to 5g if not more.
     
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    i suck at taking pills. i have multi-vit's + bcaa's and forget to take them 90% of the time
     
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    try to take some every few hours...that's how it's most effective supposedly.
     
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    i take 6gs when im sick from pills alone.

    who knows how much more from zicam emergenc airborne orange juice and other random shit i might take
     
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    otherwise i take 1g a day from pills
     
  18. Why the fuck do you guys take like 3-5g's a day? :dunno:

    A single vitamin C pill is usually 500mg or 1g.
     
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    i take a multi and drink a glass or two of orange juice every day... i don't know how much vitamin c that is but i rarely get sick :dunno:
     
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    If I feel like I'm getting sick I'll take up to 3000mg per day. Otherwise, it's 1000-2000mg per day.
     
  21. evolude

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    I take 2 600mg cap everyday plus 370mg from my multis.

    Today I added another 600mg + 250mg for a total of 2420mg from non-foods.

    That should be good for now right?
     
  22. You fools are all trippin sacks about Vitamin C. :ugh: I bet if you take 3g instead of 2g you'll totally smash that PR today. :ugh:
     
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    :ugh:

    If I wanted to smash my PRs I'd take vitamin-S not C.
     
  24. Vitamin-Anadrol amirite?
     
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