Role of Vitamin C as an Immunity Booster in the Management of Covid-19 – Biological Times

Role of Vitamin C as an Immunity Booster in the Management of Covid-19

Publication Date : 10-03-2024


Author(s) :

Muqaddas latif.


Volume/Issue :
Volume 3
,
Issue 2
(03 - 2024)



Abstract :

Ascorbic acid, also known as vitamin C, is a water-soluble vitamin that is essential for several immune system biosynthesis pathways as well as acting as an antioxidant. It is a necessary nutrient that the body is unable to produce on its own. the prevention or reduction of respiratory tract infection duration with the use of vitamin C supplements. One inexpensive, safe, and necessary nutrient is vitamin C. Treatment for respiratory viral infections may benefit from vitamin C. Due to its many health benefits, including its antiviral, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and immune-modulating qualities, vitamin C may be used as a treatment alternative to treat COVID-19 infection. High-dose intravenous vitamin C has demonstrated encouraging outcomes in the treatment of coronavirus infections in both China and the US. High amounts of vitamin C taken short-term have not been associated with any negative consequences. Given that it helps treat viral infections and patients who are in severe condition, vitamin C is a cheap, easily accessible, and safe medication. In particular, if ongoing clinical trials assessing the efficacy of vitamin C in the therapy of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) produce positive results, 19) it would be advisable to add it to the management protocol.


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