Put the New Evidence About IV Vitamin C for Sepsis Into Perspective
You'll hear controversy about the use of IV vitamin C in sepsis.
Many critically ill patients have low vitamin C levels due to increased metabolic demands. Some experts believe vitamin C has anti-inflammatory properties...and may increase dopamine and other substances used to maintain BP.
Now new data suggest a combo of IV vitamin C, thiamine, and hydrocortisone might reduce mortality in sepsis or septic shock.