Cerave vs Vitamin C

Cerave
Vitamin C
Cerave is a skin medication.
Vitamin C is a dietary supplement.
Satisfaction Score
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5.0
Extremely Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.1
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Acne
1.7
Concern level
1.1
Helpfulness
for Acne
2.5
Concern level
1.5
Approval Date
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Not Available
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
19,110 Discussions
587,522 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Acne
#2 for Dry Skin
Cerave is approved for Acne and Dry Skin and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Feeling Sick
#2 for Pain
#3 for Common Cold
#4 for Tiredness
#5 for Flu
#6 for Infection
#7 for Acne
#8 for Allergy
#9 for Constipation
Our data suggest that some patients take Vitamin C for Pain, Common Cold, Flu, Tiredness, Infection, Acne, Allergy and Constipation, although this is not an approved use. In addition, it is approved for Scurvy.
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Vitamin C during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Cerave and alcohol.
Method of use
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Cleanser, Ointment
Lozenge, Pill, Syrup
Dosages
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Cleanser:
Cream:
Lotion:
Tablet: , 25 mg, 60 mg, 100 mg, 125 mg, 250 mg, 300 mg, 500 mg, 1000 mg, 1500 mg, 2000 mg
Solution: 500 mg/5 mL, 100 mg/mL, 222 mg/mL, 250 mg/mL, 500 mg/mL
Drops: 60 mg/mL, 90 mg/mL, 100 mg/mL
Liquid: , 500 mg/15 mL, 500 mg/5 mL
Powder: , 1000 mg, 814 mg/gram
Wafer: 100 mg, 250 mg, 500 mg
Capsule: 500 mg, 1000 mg
Lozenge: 60 mg, 100 mg
Syrup: 500 mg/15 mL, 500 mg/5 mL
Crystals:
Granules:
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Ceramides 1 3 6-11 , Ceramides 1;3;6-11/Niacinamide
Ascorbic Acid, Ascorbic Acid/Ascorbate Sodium, Ascorbate Sodium, Ascorbate Calcium/Multivitamins With Minerals, Ascorbate Calcium, Ascorbic Acid/Ascorbate Calcium/Ascorbate Sodium, Buffers/Ascorbic Acid
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Cerave and Vitamin C: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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