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Table 2 Baseline and follow-up vitamin C levels (μmol/l) according to treatment strategy

From: Adding an orange to the banana bag: vitamin C deficiency is common in alcohol use disorders

  Baseline Day 2 Day 3
500 mg PO q 6 h (n = 14) 22.4 ± 23.6 57.0 ± 26.2 91.2 ± 36.2
1.5 G IV then 500 PO q 6 h (n = 19) 11.7 ± 13.9 119.4 ± 43.3 99.4 ± 31.8
1.5 IV daily (n = 8) 9.8 ± 9.5 144.2 ± 54.3 169.7 ± 68.2
1.5 IV q 6 h (n = 6) 23.3 ± 21.9 294.4 ± 82.8 317.8 ± 111.4
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