Have we done Justice to Linus Pauling’s Discovery in 1970s with Regards to Utilization of
Vitamin C for Prevention of Acute Respiratory Illnesses, Besides Role of Vitamin C in Current
COVID19 Epidemic - A Comprehensive Review
Kulvinder Kochar Kaur1*, Gautam Allahbadia2 and Mandeep Singh3
1Scientific Director, Dr Kulvinder Kaur Centre for Human Reproduction, Jalandhar, Punjab, India
2Scientific Director, Rotunda-A Centre for Human Reproduction, Mumbai, India
3Consultant Neurologist, Swami Satyan and Hospital, Jalandhar, Punjab, India
*Corresponding Author: Kulvinder Kochar Kaur, Scientific Director, Dr Kulvinder Kaur Centre for Human Reproduction, Jalandhar, Punjab, India.
November 26, 2021; Published: January 18, 2022
At present restricted therapies are existent with regards to COVID-19. The significant antiinflammatory, immunomodulatory, antioxidant, antithrombotic, antiviral characteristics of Vitamin C makes it a promising agent for avoidance in addition to abrogate COVID-19 infection, thus has a role as an adjunctive treatment for the critical care of COVID-19. Here we provide proof with regards to role of Vitamin C deficit in acute respiratory infections, in addition to support of the stress reaction, part of Vitamin C in avoidance as well as therapy of Pneumonia, besides sepsis as well as COVID-19. The proof till date pointed that oral Vitamin C in dosages 2-8g daily might cause reduction of incidence as well as time period of respiratory infections Here we conducted a systematic review utilizing search engine pubmed, google scholar; web of science; embase; Cochrane review library utilizing the Me SH terms like Vitamin C; physiological stress; Pneumonia; Sepsis;, COVID-19; mode of action; stress response and Vitamin C; antiinflammatory, immunomodulatory; antioxidant; antithrombotic; antiviral characteristics; oral; intravenous regimens from 1950s till date 2021. We found a total of 1300 articles out of which we selected 50 articles for this review, as per the restrictions of journal. No meta-analysis was done. Proof showed that iv Vitamin C (6-24g daily was demonstrated to cause a reduction in mortality, hospital intensive care unit (ICU) stay besides mechanical ventilation for acute robust respiratory infections. Thus its utilization is warranted in all severe respiratory infections, any viral Pneumonias apart from COVID-19 infection without any side action plus economical.
Keywords: Vitamin C; COVID-19; Sepsis; Pneumonia; Dengue; Sepsis
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