Ask an expert

07 Jun 2011

Cal-c vita for flu
I have flu symptoms and taking cal-c vita as recommended and it''s not helping. Can I take it every 2 hours for high Vitamin C intake for my flu to go away faster?
Answer 11,416 views

01 Jan 0001

Hi B

The VIT C may boost your immune system to help effect a faster recovery, but it wont do much for other symptoms. Taking Cal-C-Vita every 2 hours is also not advisable - Do not take more than 2 fizzy tabs per day.

You may find Corenza C or Coryx to be more effective - It also contains Vit C, but also some other ingredient to alleviate the symptoms associated with colds and flu.
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical examination, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.