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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
3.7  Effectiveness
4  Side Effects
4.6  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 4 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 4.8% 4.8% 81% 9.5% 0%
Balance/Equilibrium 4.8% 0% 90.5% 0% 4.8%
Blood Pressure 0% 9.5% 85.7% 0% 4.8%
Breathing 0% 14.3% 85.7% 0% 0%
Confidence 9.5% 0% 90.5% 0% 0%
Coordination/Motor Skills 4.8% 4.8% 81% 0% 9.5%
Digestion 4.8% 4.8% 76.2% 4.8% 9.5%
Emotional Well-being 4.8% 4.8% 85.7% 0% 4.8%
Energy 9.5% 19% 52.4% 9.5% 9.5%
Eyesight 0% 9.5% 90.5% 0% 0%
Memory 4.8% 4.8% 90.5% 0% 0%
Mental Clarity 9.5% 0% 85.7% 4.8% 0%
Pain 9.5% 4.8% 81% 0% 4.8%
Patience 0% 9.5% 85.7% 0% 4.8%
Sexual Health 0% 9.5% 85.7% 4.8% 0%
Skin Complexion 4.8% 4.8% 85.7% 4.8% 0%
Sleep 4.8% 14.3% 57.1% 9.5% 14.3%
Stress Level 9.5% 0% 81% 4.8% 4.8%
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Commonly Reported Emergen-C Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Anxiety 93.8% 0% 0% 6.2% 0%
Diarrhea 78.9% 5.3% 10.5% 5.3% 0%
Dizziness 95% 0% 0% 0% 5%
Drowsiness 93.8% 0% 0% 6.2% 0%
Dry Mouth 93.3% 6.7% 0% 0% 0%
Dry Skin 86.7% 13.3% 0% 0% 0%
Fatigue 80% 10% 0% 10% 0%
Gas 66.7% 5.6% 27.8% 0% 0%
General Discomfort 86.7% 0% 6.7% 6.7% 0%
Headache 90% 5% 0% 5% 0%
Insomnia 89.5% 5.3% 0% 0% 5.3%
Irregular Heartbeat 86.7% 0% 13.3% 0% 0%
Muscle / Joint Pain 86.7% 0% 13.3% 0% 0%
Muscle Cramping 80% 0% 13.3% 0% 6.7%
Nausea 84.2% 5.3% 0% 10.5% 0%
Respiratory Tract Infection 93.3% 0% 0% 6.7% 0%
Runny Nose 66.7% 33.3% 0% 0% 0%
Sensitivity to Light 93.3% 0% 0% 6.7% 0%
Sexual Dysfunction 93.3% 0% 0% 6.7% 0%
Sneezing 66.7% 33.3% 0% 0% 0%
Stomach Ache 73.3% 6.7% 13.3% 0% 6.7%
Taste Perversion 93.3% 6.7% 0% 0% 0%
Vomiting 93.8% 0% 0% 6.2% 0%
Watery Eyes 66.7% 33.3% 0% 0% 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 93.3% 6.7% 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 0.4%
Hospitalization 0.4%
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User Comments about Emergen-C
30 Nov 2016 I think Emergen-C causes GOUT, my Gout stopped since I stopped eating meats, Fish, Soda and Coffee, but lately GOUT Resurfaced in my left foot and even more painful and the only thing I could think of causing this is this Emergen-C since I drink it all the time at least twice a DAY
   —Posted by A Cherif
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30 May 2015 Easy to add to my water bottle.
   —Posted by Knee watcher
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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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