Prevention with Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid tablets). No studies conducted, and therefore no data exists on benefits. Seems safe.
Do not use this treatment:
No data exists on prevention effects. Side effects seem negligible. Look for other treatments.
Any excess of Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid) is evacuated from our body through the urine. This makes vitamin C pretty safe even in high dosages.
Ascorbic Acid tablets
healthy Children, 2 to 16 years old
Daily dosage of 0.2 gram per day, or more (adjusted to age, gender and body weight).
Prevention of Tetanus symptoms and complications
Unknown. No valid clinical trials.
0.2-2 gram of Vitamin C per day seems safe for healthy children and has no side effects. Doctor consultation is needed for diabetic children or when in taking iron.
Tetanus (Clostridium tetani infection and symptoms)
Symptoms and signs:
Difficulty swallowing, fever, headache, high blood pressure, rapid heart rate, shortness of breath, spasms, spasms in abdominal muscles, spasms in back muscles, spasms in chest muscles, spasms in facial muscles, spasms in jaws muscles, spasms in neck muscles, suffocation, sweating, uncontrolled defecation and uncontrolled urination.
bone fractures, heart attack, death
Vitamin C (supplement)
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