sodium ascorbate or AA for bowel flush?

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sodium ascorbate or AA for bowel flush?

Post Number:#1  Post by bryan2 » Sat Jun 16, 2018 2:22 pm

I have cancer and am being treated with opioids to control pain....having to deal with opioid incuded constipation and have found flushing with vitamin C very effective. however I've been using 10-12grams of vitamin C and am wondering if I should be using ascorbic acid instead of sodium ascorbate to minimize sodium intake.....would appreciate any comments....

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Re: sodium ascorbate or AA for bowel flush?

Post Number:#2  Post by eDOC » Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:07 pm

You'll experience bowel flush at a lower dose of AA vs. SA, but may damage your gut mucosa.

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