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Cemill 500

Generic name for ascorbic acid: vitamin C [as-KOREBIK-AS-id]
Brand names include: Acerola (vitamin C), Ascorbic Acid Quick Melts (vitamin C), C-500-Gr., Cemill 1000, and C-Time.
Drug class: vitamins

What is Cemill 500?

Vitamin C deficiency can be treated and prevented by ascorbic acid. Ascorbic acid also helps to support antioxidant activity and ensure that the immune system is working properly to protect against disease., This product guide does not list all possible uses for ascorbic acid.

Side effects of Cemill 500

In case of any symptoms related to allergic reactions, such as difficulty breathing, hives or swelling on lips, face throat or tongue seek medical advice immediately.

Ascorbic acid can cause serious side effects. If you experience:

  • Stomach pain; joint pain; weakness or tiredness feeling
  • Blood in urine, chills, fever, or pain in the side or lower back

Some of the common side effects associated with Cemill 500 include:

  • Stomach upset or heartburn?
  • Nausea, diarrhoea, and stomach cramps.

There may be other side effects. Call your doctor immediately if experiencing side effects; or reach out to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 if reporting side effects is necessary.


Please read all instructions on the label or package of your product. Informing your healthcare provider of any existing conditions, allergies or medicines you are taking will aid them in treating you properly.

Before you take this drug

If you've ever experienced an allergic reaction after taking a vitamin C supplement, then you should avoid using ascorbic acid.

Have You experienced Any of These:

  • If you smoke (smoking may make ascorbic acids less effective),
  • Hereditary iron overload disorder (hemochromatosis)
  • A history of stones in the kidney

Consult your doctor before using Cemill if you're pregnant or nursing.

How to take Cemill 500?

Stick with the instructions listed on your product label or those given by a physician. Use only the recommended dose and do not exceed it. As you age, the recommended daily dosage of vitamin C (ascorbic acid) will change. Please follow the instructions of your healthcare provider. For additional information, you may wish to refer to either the National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements or USDA Nutrient Database of Recommended Daily Allowances. Ascorbic acid should be consumed with plenty of fluids.

Chewing must precede swallowing when taking chewable tablets. Do not chew or break a capsule. Swallow the capsule whole. Use the measuring device provided to measure liquid medicines (not a spoon). Keep the tablet in its original packaging until you're ready to use it. Bring the tablet in with clean hands, placing it directly in your mouth without chewing, and let it dissolve without the need to chew further.

Do not stop taking ascorbic acid abruptly after a long period of high dosages. You could develop a "conditional" deficiency in vitamin C. The symptoms include a feeling of fatigue, bleeding gums, and pinpoint red or blue spots around the hair follicles. You should follow your doctor's advice on how to reduce your dosage. It can be difficult to treat a conditional vitamin C deficiency without medical supervision. Store tightly sealed at room temperature away from moisture or excessive heat.

What happens if I miss the dose?

If your next dose is about due, do not take the missed one.Never take two doses of the same medicine at once.

What happens if I overdose?

Call 1-800-222-1222 if you suspect having swallowed something poisonous and seek immediate medical advice or seek poison help yourself.

What should be avoided?

If your doctor prescribes any restrictions regarding food, beverage, or activity, follow their instructions.

Interaction with other drug

Ascorbic acid can be affected by other drugs, such as prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Inform your physician of all medications taken.