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Ascorbic acid is commonly referred to as 
1. Vitamin A
2. Vitamin C
3. Vitamin D
4. Vitamin K

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : Vitamin C

The correct answer is Vitamin C.

  • Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) is used to prevent or treat low levels of vitamin C in people who do not get enough of the vitamin from their diets.
    • Most people who eat a normal diet do not need extra ascorbic acid.
  • Low levels of vitamin C can result in a condition called scurvy.

  •  Vitamin C is an essential nutrient involved in the repair of tissue and the enzymatic production of certain neurotransmitters.
    • Common side effects of ascorbic acid include transient mild soreness at the site of intramuscular or subcutaneous injection.
    • Ascorbic Acid is a dietary supplement to help individuals meet their daily vitamin C requirements.
    • Vitamin C is a potent antioxidant that supports the body's immune system as well as vascular health.

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