Vitamin C

30, 60 & 200 chewable tablets

Citrus Fruit Flavour

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Vitamin C
Vitamin C is an antioxidant and is essential for the formation of healthy bones, teeth and gums, as well as collagen and connective tissues. It is important for maintaining the immune system and is beneficial for the symptoms of colds, infections and allergies.
Ingredients: Vitamin C 500mg. Containing: Ascorbic acid 250mg, Calcium ascorbate 303mg, Mandarin fruit powder 100mg, Orange fruit powder 75mg, Sweeteners (fructose & sorbitol), Tabletting aids, Flavours.
Suggested Use: Adults: Chew or suck on 1-2 tablets daily, Children: Chew or suck on 1 tablet daily, or as professionally prescribed.
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Nutritional information contained here is based on research literature and published knowledge on nutrition. Any nutritional suggestions should not be taken as medical advice.