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Emergen-C

Main Ingredients:   Niacin (AKA: Vitamin B3, Inositol Hexaniacinate, Niacinamide, Nicotinamide, Nicotinic Acid), Vitamin B2 (AKA: Riboflavin), Vitamin B1 (AKA: Aneurin, Thiamin, Thiamine), Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6 (AKA: Pyridoxal, Pyridoxamine, Pyridoxine), Vitamin B5 (AKA: Pantothenic acid), Biotin (AKA: Vitamin B7, Vitamin H), Vitamin C (AKA: Ascorbic Acid)

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8.5
3.2  Effectiveness
5  Side Effects
4.1  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 5 Emergen-C side effects and 2 Emergen-C benefits.

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Effectiveness of Emergen-C by Condition
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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Emergen-C, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 5.9% 5.9% 76.5% 11.8% 0%
Balance/Equilibrium 5.9% 0% 88.2% 0% 5.9%
Blood Pressure 0% 11.8% 88.2% 0% 0%
Breathing 0% 17.6% 82.4% 0% 0%
Confidence 11.8% 0% 88.2% 0% 0%
Coordination/Motor Skills 5.9% 5.9% 76.5% 0% 11.8%
Digestion 5.9% 5.9% 70.6% 5.9% 11.8%
Emotional Well-being 5.9% 5.9% 82.4% 0% 5.9%
Energy 11.8% 23.5% 47.1% 5.9% 11.8%
Eyesight 0% 11.8% 88.2% 0% 0%
Memory 5.9% 5.9% 88.2% 0% 0%
Mental Clarity 11.8% 0% 82.4% 5.9% 0%
Pain 11.8% 5.9% 76.5% 0% 5.9%
Patience 0% 11.8% 82.4% 0% 5.9%
Sexual Health 0% 11.8% 82.4% 5.9% 0%
Skin Complexion 5.9% 5.9% 82.4% 5.9% 0%
Sleep 5.9% 17.6% 52.9% 5.9% 17.6%
Stress Level 11.8% 0% 82.4% 5.9% 0%
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Commonly Reported Emergen-C Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Anxiety 92.3% 0% 0% 7.7% 0%
Diarrhea 73.3% 6.7% 13.3% 6.7% 0%
Dizziness 93.8% 0% 0% 0% 6.2%
Drowsiness 92.3% 0% 0% 7.7% 0%
Dry Mouth 91.7% 8.3% 0% 0% 0%
Dry Skin 83.3% 16.7% 0% 0% 0%
Fatigue 81.2% 6.2% 0% 12.5% 0%
Gas 57.1% 7.1% 35.7% 0% 0%
General Discomfort 83.3% 0% 8.3% 8.3% 0%
Headache 87.5% 6.2% 0% 6.2% 0%
Insomnia 93.3% 0% 0% 0% 6.7%
Irregular Heartbeat 83.3% 0% 16.7% 0% 0%
Muscle / Joint Pain 83.3% 0% 16.7% 0% 0%
Muscle Cramping 75% 0% 16.7% 0% 8.3%
Nausea 80% 6.7% 0% 13.3% 0%
Respiratory Tract Infection 91.7% 0% 0% 8.3% 0%
Sensitivity to Light 91.7% 0% 0% 8.3% 0%
Sexual Dysfunction 91.7% 0% 0% 8.3% 0%
Stomach Ache 66.7% 8.3% 16.7% 0% 8.3%
Taste Perversion 91.7% 8.3% 0% 0% 0%
Vomiting 92.3% 0% 0% 7.7% 0%
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Less Commonly Reported Emergen-C Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Abnormal / Vivid Dreams 91.7% 8.3% 0% 0% 0%
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Episodes since taking Emergen-C
Since taking Emergen-C Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Auto Accident 0.5%
Hospitalization 0.5%
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User Comments about Emergen-C
11 Mar 2013 I have been suffering from Pertussis(whooping cough) and read it helped. I tried it and I have to admit it really does help. I feel much better. I am still coughing, but my fits are now manageable. I really would tell anyone looking for relief to try it.
   —Posted by Anonymous
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01 Mar 2011 I was in Florida, with a runny nose, and had just recovered from a cold, started taking emergen-c recommended by a friend, and it improved, now I am free of the runny nose, sore throat and cold symptoms.
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07 Aug 2010 great remedy for cold and possible prevention of it
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